Joseph Byrnes
Wednesday
12
September

Visitation at Second Service

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Mc Laughlins & Sons Inc.
9620 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Wednesday
12
September

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Mc Laughlins & Sons Inc.
9620 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Thursday
13
September

Mass

11:00 am
Thursday, September 13, 2018
St. Augustine RC Church
116 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

The Green-Wood Cemetery & Crematory
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Remembrance Suite

Obituary of Joseph Byrnes

Joseph Patrick Byrnes, 89, was born, raised and passed away in the borough he loved so much--Brooklyn. He was born September 1, 1929 and passed away at home due to complications related to Alzheimer’s disease on September 10, 2018.

He graduated from Saint Michael’s High School.  Following graduation, he served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.  After the war, he received a degree in teaching from Saint John’s University and began a long career as a high school history teacher in the NYC public schools.

He married Ellen Curran and they celebrated their 53rd anniversary this year.  He is preceded by his parents, Peter and Nellie Byrnes. He is survived by his brother Thomas of Brooklyn.  In addition to his wife, Ellen (Curran) Byrnes, he is survived by his 5 children.  Maura Casey and her husband Bob of Wilton, CT, Brian and his wife, Dolores of Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Sean and his wife, Kerry of Wilton, CT, Michael, and Deirdre Hegdal and her husband Keith of Staten Island, NY.  He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren, Caroline, Peter and Brian Casey, Maria, Andrew and Clara Byrnes, Lilly, Michael, Abigail and William Byrnes, Joseph and Matthew Hegdal. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.  Joe will be remembered by many who were touched by his support through his long history of community volunteer work.

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