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Patrick Colvin Jr., 91, of Corning, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 1:10 p.m. at Washington Nursing Center.
He was born May 6, 1926, in Jasper, to Patrick and Anna T (Kinsella) Colvin. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II. He had worked for the Indiana Conservation Department and retired from Crane, where he worked as a mechanic for 30 years. He was member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, the Brute Society and the Loogootee American Legion.
He is survived by three sons, David (Margaret) Colvin of Montgomery, Michael (Barbara) Colvin of Willow, Alaska, Neil (Sheila) Colvin of Jasper; two daughters, Mary Ann (John) Kensek of Plainville and Carol Saul of Corning; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren.
His wife, Margie (Doyle) Colvin, whom he married July 9, 1949, preceded him in death July 23, 2013. He is also preceded in death by his son Daniel Colvin; sisters Ginny Evans, Agnes Craney and Margaret Walker; brothers Lewis Colvin, Fredrick Colvin, Joseph Colvin, John Colvin, Robert Colvin and Charles Colvin; and great-grandson William David Compton III.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Catholic Church, with Rev. James Koressel officiating. Burial will follow at Glencoe Cemetery in Glendale. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Loogootee American Legion and the VFW.
Published on May 24, 2017
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