Lynn — Mr. Patrick J. Brady, 78, of Lynn, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014. He was the devoted husband of the late Patricia A. “Trisha” (Clark) Brady, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn, Patrick was the son of the late Killian and Anna (Casey) Brady. A lifelong resident of Lynn, he graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1953, where he was known as the “Class Clown.” Patrick was the proud owner and operator of Shop Kwik Superette in Lynn for 28 years, where he was known for his quick wit, “customer first” attitude and outgoing personality. Prior to owning Shop Kwik, he delivered milk for H. P. Hood & Sons, and served his country as a Master Sergeant in the 26th Infantry “Yankee” Division of the Massachusetts National Guard. He attended Northeastern University and was a longstanding member of the board of directors of St. Jean’s Credit Union. He was also an active member of the LEHS Meadowlarks, enjoyed travelingd and spending time with his family and friends at his homes in Lynn, and West Gardiner, Maine.
Patrick was a proud and beloved father and father-in-law to his daughter, Marianne Brodbine of Windham, N.H.; and son, Scott Brady and his wife, Patti, of South Carolina. He was the cherished grandfather of Lauren Brodbine and her fiancé, Steven Perry, Eric and Matthew Brodbine and Elise and Evan Brady. Patrick was the loving great-grandfather to Harper Perry.
He was a fun-loving uncle to 44 nieces and nephews; and was the beloved brother of Ann Marie Ward and her husband, Norman, of Lynn, his late twin and “partner in crime,” Killian Brady and his wife, Frances, of North Reading, Edward Brady and his wife, Madeline, of Lynn, Thomas Brady and his wife, Nancy, of Peabody, Joseph Brady and his wife, Alicia, of Arizona, and John Brady and his wife, Kathy, of Florida.
Patrick was the brother-in-law of the late Alice Cook and her late husband, Gordon, of Nova Scotia, Dorothy Nai and her husband, John, of South Carolina, the late Robert Clark and his wife, Ruth, of New Hampshire, the late Cynthia Leighton and her husband, Richard, of North Andover, the late Rita Muchmore and her late husband, Robert, of Lynn, and Linda Stevens of Lynn and her late husband, Lawrence.
ARRANGEMENTS: Patrick’s Funeral will be held from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn, on Saturday, at 8:30 a.m. His funeral Mass will be at St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple Street, Lynn, at 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be on Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or www.cancer.org/donate. For guest book, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.