Patrick Kingsley Obituary
 
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Patrick T Kingsley

May 24, 1934 - March 26, 2013
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Patrick Kingsley, 78, died on March 26, 2013 in Ellenton, Florida of heart failure. He was born on May 24, 1934 in Grandville, Michigan to Judson and Laura Kingsley. He graduated from Grandville High School and served in the U.S. Army in Intelligence. He met his wife, Rita (Graham) Kingsley, in Dublin, Ireland on St. Patrick's Day. They raised four children in Jenison, Michigan. He worked at General Motors as a tool and die maker and then as a tool engineer. After retiring, he volunteered with the U.S. Coast Guard and at age 67 became certified as a crewman completing the same requirements as an 18 year old out of boot camp. He and...

Patrick Kingsley, 78, died on March 26, 2013 in Ellenton, Florida of heart failure. He was born on May 24, 1934 in Grandville, Michigan to Judson and Laura Kingsley. He graduated from Grandville High School and served in the U.S. Army in Intelligence. He met his wife, Rita (Graham) Kingsley, in Dublin, Ireland on St. Patrick's Day. They raised four children in Jenison, Michigan. He worked at General Motors as a tool and die maker and then as a tool engineer. After retiring, he volunteered with the U.S. Coast Guard and at age 67 became certified as a crewman completing the same requirements as an 18 year old out of boot camp. He and his wife moved to Ellenton, Fl where he continued volunteering as a coast guard crewman and received additional certifications in navigation and radio watchstander. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, his children, Bill (Stephanie) Kingsley, Tom (Tammy) Kingsley, Jerry Kingsley, Judy (Robert) Kryger, and eight beloved grandchildren. There will be a Memorial Mass on Monday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 12001 69th street East, Parrish, Fl 34219. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Frances Cabrini church.

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