Patrick Kerins

Obituary of Patrick Kerins

Patrick ''Pat'' Kerins, 67, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Buffalo General Hospital. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on May 28, 1951 he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Wahl) Kerins. Pat attended Bishop Duffy High School, graduating in 1970. While at Bishop Duffy, he excelled in football and baseball.

Pat worked as a supervisor for Hooker Chemical and finally for Indeck-Yerkes Energy Service. Throughout his life he was faced with many health obstacles, but he overcame each obstacle courageously and with a very positive attitude. Pat will be remembered for being a loving and caring person, who always put others first.

He was very proud of his Irish heritage and a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Pat participated in many events as a member.

Pat will be sadly missed by his wife Barbara (Nowicki) Kerins; siblings, Mickey (Bernadette) Kerins, Mary (Nicholas) Levett, Girard (Mary) Kerins and Eileen (Paul) Shiah; Sister In-law, Suzanne (Mark) Czyz; nieces, nephews, cousins, many dear friends and neighbors, especially Diane (late Richard) Butera. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Thomas Kerins and in-laws, Leo (Charlotte)Nowicki.

There is NO PRIOR visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 13th at Holy Family of Jesus Mary & Joseph Parish (Mt. Carmel site), 2486 Independence Ave, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Stewart Lindsay officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to JDRF Western New York Chapter, 331 Alberta Drive Suite 106, Buffalo, NY 14226 or the Kidney Foundation Of WNY, 110 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14203. Arrangements entrusted to ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC. Visit for online condolences