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Thomas Patrick Courtney


T. Patrick Courtney, “Pat,” 90 years old of Doylestown, Pennsylvania passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2024 in Naples, Florida.

Pat was born in Akron, Ohio on September 20, 1933. He graduated from St. Vincent High School, received a Drum Major scholarship to, and graduated from, the University of Akron with a BS Degree in Industrial Management. He was in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957.

Pat is predeceased by his parents Joseph and Laura and his siblings Al, Jack, Katie, Jane Stone, and Bernard. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Barbara (Royer) and his nine children and their spouses, Pat (Denise), Tom (Denise), Debbie Molino (Jay), Carolyn Lauman (Wayne), Diane Shaner (Harry), Elizabeth Smith (Rod), Mary Goddard (Fred), Barbara Keenan (Tom), and John (Jackie). He is also survived by his sister Shirley Shaughnessy, 20 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and other family and friends.

Proud of his career with Prudential Insurance Company Pat retired as a Sr. Vice President in 1993 after 35 years. He was an avid golfer, having shot his age numerous times well into his eighties. He also loved watching sports and traveling, having visited many countries around the world. His passion and happiest moments were when he was surrounded by his family. He took great joy in his family and friends and will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Cremation services are being privately held. Receiving of friends and family will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 235 E. State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 on Friday, June 14, 2024, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, with the Mass to follow. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home of Doylestown.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,

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