Patrick J. King


Patrick Joseph King of Vernon, NJ (formerly Hillsdale NJ), passed away on June 23, 2018 after a brief illness.  He was 82 years old.

Born and raised in the Inwood section of New York City to parents Michael and Nina (Burke) King, both from Cork, Ireland.  Patrick was the youngest of seven children.

He attended Tampa University. He served in the US Army,  DAV.

Patrick worked as an Iron Worker with Iron Workers Local 46 in New York City.  He loved his work
and was very proud to have worked on major structures in the city including the Twin Towers.

He was passionate about animals, reading, and hiking.

Patrick is survived by his wife, Peggy (nee Oneill); daughter Donna King of Warwick, NY; son John King of Red Bank, NJ; daughter Patricia Helfenbein and beloved son-in-law Arty Helfenbein of Hillsdale, NJ, sister-in-law Maria Badias of Brooklyn, NY; four grandchildren: Robert, AJ, Kylie, and Katie; and many nieces and nephews.

There will be a private celebration of life with family. 

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