Patrick J. Timon

Born April 13, 1921

Patrick J. Timon, age 93, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Born in Jersey City, NJ on April 13, 1921, Mr. Timon was a son of the late Patrick Timon and Mary (Conlon) Timon. He bravely served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during WWII in Central Europe and was honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant. A machine operator by trade, Mr. Timon made his career with Getty Oil where he worked for many years until his retirement.

He was a longtime parishioner of Holy Angels Church in Newark. An avid swimmer and diver, Mr. Timon was a charter member of Maple Valley Swim Club. In his leisure time, he enjoyed bowling, golfing, traveling, and gardening. Mr. Timon adored dining out with his wife where enjoyed his signature drink, a Seagrams Manhattan Up. Mr. Timon was a beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather who will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret. Mr. Timon is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Rita J. (Leonard) Timon; daughter, Noreen T. West and husband Buz of Wilmington, DE; brother, Thomas Timon of Stamford, CT; and grandson, Ti West of Los Angeles, CA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12 Noon, on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Angels R.C. Church, at the address listed above.


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  • So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family
    Anne Brooks

  • Noreen,
    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. You have my deepest sympathy. Joanne

  • Rita and family,
    We are very sorry for your loss, please know you are in our prayers. Pat was a wonderful gentleman and it was always a pleasure to see him at the Maple Valley pool. We remember spending many mornings at the Maple Valley work parties with Pat where he was a willing and able participant.

    Bob and Donna

  • Noreen and Buzz……and Family….so sorry for the passing of Patrick……..My prayers are with you and your Family

  • Noreen,

    Expressing deepest sympathy in your time of loss.

    Ro Riley

  • So sorry to see Pat in the obituaries today. I am in the U P Hospital or I would express my condolences in person. He was a great neighbor. Jim

  • Dear Rita, Noreen and Buz,

    We were very sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. We have fond memories of him and what a wonderful person he was. Our prayers are with you.

    Love and hugs

    Patty, Bill, Suzy, Ron, James