Mrs. Patricia A. Link, 87, of Omar, died Sunday morning, August 1st, at her residence, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
Calling hours will be held 4-7pm, August 5th, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton. A Funeral Mass will be Friday, August 6th, at 11am, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clayton, with Father Arthur LaBaff officiating. A reception will follow at the church parish center. A private burial with full Military Honors will be at the family’s convenience.
Pat was born January 19th, 1934, in Clayton, the daughter of F. Roland and N. Francis McConnell Garnsey. She attended St. Mary’s School, Clayton Central School, and graduated from Pompano Beach High School in Florida.
She enlisted in the United States Air Force in Syracuse, New York, and was honorably discharged in 1955.
On August 22nd, 1955, she married Paul Link, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Clayton, with Father George Racette officiating. Paul passed July 28th, 2014, at age 80.
Before moving to Clayton, Paul worked for the U.S. Postal Services in Florida. After moving to Clayton, Pat was mainly a housewife, and assisted her husband in his upholstery business, where he reupholstered boat seats for H. Chalk and Sons. And for many other people.
Pat was a member of the Clayton Colon Couch Post 821 American Legion, and also a former member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are her children, Jane Link and her wife Kathy Kraski of Colorado, Paul Jr. of Omar, Valarie (Brandon) LaClair of Stone Mills, Stephen (Diana) of LaFargeville, and Scott of Omar; four grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Her siblings, Gerald Roland Jr., James, Joe, Elizabeth Davis, Marion (who died in infancy), and Dotti Garnsey all predeceased her.
Donations can be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street Road, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.
Steve and Carol Ann Badour
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Linda (Beerman) Paventi
Sincere sympathies to you with the loss of your mother. May she RIP.
Loved to see Pat and Paul a White Lumber and before that was with Dottie at Joe Garnsey’s boat rest in Pease Great Lady
We are very sorry for your families loss.
God Bless you all
Dalys Wells Montanye
Susan Badour Ellsworth
So sorry for the loss of Pat. She was a great lady. She will be missed.
Donna K. Taylor
Pat was a great lady and raised a wonderful family and is a great loss to all in the Omar area. Prayers to all that Loved her. She is now joined with her beloved Paul and will both be smiling down on all. Big Hugs to all of you.
Tom and Darlene Bush
Scott, so sorry to learn of you moms passing. Thoughts and prayers to you and the rest of the family.
Pat was such a lovely lady. My deepest condolences to the entire Family. She is at peace now.
Beverly Balcom Morisey
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. A great lady has passed from your life, but know that your memories will keep her near.
Karen (Link) Corrigan
So sorry to hear of Aunt Pat’s passing. May she rest in peace.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Love, Karen (Link) Corrigan and family
Sorry for your loss. She was brave to serve her country enlisting in the military. Ronald and Donna Wiley
So very sorry for your loss. May you feel God’s embrace and be comforted now and in the coming days.
To the Link Family: So very sorry to hear of your Moms passing. She always had a smile for you. She is now Happy in the arms of Jesus and beside her Paul.
AFCM Paul Sherbino
Paul. sorry to here of your loss. An old Navy recruiter, I lost contact with you.
Amy Brennan Reed
Scott….very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Prayers to you and your entire family.
Walt & Cathy Perry
So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a great lady. Now her and Psul are together again
So very sorry to hear your Mom passed away. May she Rest In Peace. Thinking of all of you.
Sincerely, Bruce and Jayme
Joanne Recor- Radley
Was so sorry to read of your mothers passing. She was a awesome person. Sure will miss her smile.
Thoughts and prayers for the days ahead.
Just learning about this and was So sorry to hear . Pat was a great neighbor for many years. Both her and Paul always had time to chat and share a laugh no matter where they seen you. They were two great people. Rest in piece Pat.