Lynn R. Patrick, Sr., 76, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Lynn R. Patrick, Sr., 76, Watertown, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Upstate Medical Hospital, Syracuse.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday Aug. 14, in North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown. A gathering for family only will be held at Lynn’s house following the service.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

Lynn was born Aug. 20, 1943, in Watertown, the son to Roswell and Marjorie Holmes Patrick.

He worked for several area trucking firms as a long haul driver and as a manager for Dunkin Donuts.

Lynn married Margaret Pickett on Sept. 23, 1962, at the Stone Street Presbyterian Church in Watertown. The marriage was blessed at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church.

He enjoyed antiquing, attending auctions and was an avid fan of the Buffalo Bills, NY Giants and the NY Yankees.

Lynn was also an avid reader, historian and Jeopardy champion.

He especially enjoyed challenging his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret, Watertown; his children, Lynn (Dawn Young) Patrick, Jr., LaFargeville; Lisa (Mark) Grimaldi, Buffalo; Michelle (Kevin) Williams, Alabama; six grandchildren, Allison Bartella, Kelsi Bartella, Garrett Bartella, Paxton Williams, and Tristan Williams; and his twin sister, Lynda Marcellus, FL.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Yvonne O’Brien.

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