Patrick D. Suozzi
Patrick D. Suozzi, 85, of Medina, passed away on Monday June 21, 2021 at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia. He was born in Batavia on July 7, 1935 to the late Pasquale and Teresa (Longobardi) Suozzi. In addition to his parents, Patrick is predeceased by his wife; Theresa (Riso) Suozzi; brothers Joseph and Paul Suozzi;
Patrick graduated from Batavia High School and the University of Buffalo. He was a United States Naval veteran of the Korean War. Patrick was a longtime extremely successful youth football coach in West Seneca and Liverpool New York and was an avid sports fan of the Bills, Sabres and Yankees. He loved attending Batavia Muckdogs baseball games with his son and greatly enjoyed weekly gatherings with his High School friends. Patrick was a successful businessman and a decorated USPS Letter carrier, and will be forever remembered as a loving husband and father.
He is survived by his son; Terry (Alberta) Suozzi of Medina; brothers Donald Suozzi of FL., Ralph (Maria) Suozzi of FL., Dennis (Marg) Suozzi of IN., Jeffery (Joanne) Suozzi of PA; sister Pamela (Thomas) Gorman) of Henrietta, along with many nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday June 29, 2021 at Ascension Parish 19 Sumner St. in Batavia. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Batavia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Special Olympics www.specialolympics.org or any mental health group or organization of the donor’s choice. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.