Kennedy, Patricia M. (nee Gleason) - May 10, 2020 -Of the Town of Tonawanda, under the care of Hospice at Beechwood Homes. The beloved wife of Christopher F. Kennedy; devoted mother of Peter G. (Julia) Kennedy and Timothy J. Kennedy; loving grandmother of William and Molly Kennedy. Dear sister of William (Vanessa) Gleason, Mary Jo (late Michael) Hartnagel, and John (Vera) Gleason. Preceded in death by her cherished parents, William P. and Beatrice Gleason. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, friends and a large, extended family. She was born in Tully, NY and moved to Buffalo, with her parents, in 1966. A graduate of Holy Angels Academy and Erie Community College, she worked as a medical secretary in the pathology department of Buffalo General Hospital before dedicating herself full time to raising her two boys. A loyal friend, caring child, faithful spouse, and doting mother. Her laugh, Irish wit, and penchant for a good tune and good time will be missed by all that loved her. A private mass of Christian burial will be held at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Kenmore. Internment at Williamsville Cemetery. A Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to the Christopher & Patricia Kennedy Family Scholarship at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. Arrangements by C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc. Please share condolences at www.mertzfh.com
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