Obituary for Patrick Dowd

    • Name: Patrick Dowd
    • Home Town: Sunset beach
    • Date of Death: 08/11/2019
    • Birth Place: Hartford, CT
    • Birth Date: 12/02/1953
    • Service Date: 08/16/2019 at 10:00 AM
    • Service Place: St. Brendan Catholic Church

    Patrick Joseph Dowd, 65, of Sunset Beach, NC died August 11, 2019.

    He was born in Hartford, CT on December 2, 1953, and was the son of the late Laurence Dowd and Shirley Keller Dowd.

    Patrick spent 43 years in the Insurance industry of Executive Management. He was an avid reader, enjoyed golfing and traveling.  He was devoted to his faith, loved his family and friends, and his feathered friends.

    Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Claudia Burrows Dowd; sons, Michael and Ryan, and his dog Molly of Sunset Beach, NC, and cherished his two grandchildren.

    A very special thank you to Brunswick County EMS.

     A mass will be held at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10AM. A reception will follow in Brendan Hall.

    In lieu of flowers, please donate to either cancer research or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Attn: Memorials & Honors Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

    Online condolences may be made at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

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