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Patrick E. McGinley, 56 – Remembered for His Kindness, Quick Wit

patrick mcginley obituary

patrick mcginley obituary


Patrick E. McGinley, 56, of Minersville died peacefully at home, Thursday March 11th.

He was born May 3, 1964 in Pottsville a son of the late James L. and Mary Lou Gorman McGinley

He was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School.

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Pat was employed by the Pottsville Area School District for many years and most recently employed by Tension Envelopes, St. Clair.

Pat was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville.

Pat will be remembered for his kindness, his quick wit, his infectious smile and laugh and his sense of humor. He loved talking about sports especially, Norte Dame Football. He was a avid fan of the “Fightin’ Irish” and was excited to have taken a trip to Norte Dame which was special to him. He also was a very proud grandfather and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren who loved him dearly.

He was preceded in death by a brother James D. McGinley, 2005

Surviving are his daughter Carissa Kramer and her husband Jeff, Port Carbon; his 3 grandchildren Connor, Adelynn and Hannah who were the greatest joy in his life. 3 sisters, Barbara McGinley, Pottsville; Cheryl Burrell and her husband Greg, Colorado Springs, CO; Denise McGinley-Gerchak and her husband Joe, Pottsville; his loving nieces and nephews.

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Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM Tuesday March 23rd at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to viewing from 9-10:30AM at James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. Interment will follow Mass at Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Please share your memories and condolences with Pat’s family by signing the guest book at

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