On Wednesday, a sudden death happened at the home of Patrick D. Grendel, who was 44 years old and formerly resided in Scranton. The cause of death was not immediately known. Morgantown, West Virginia is the place where he began his life. His parents are Dennis Grendel and Patricia Hess Grendel. He graduated from Bishop Hannan High School in 1996. He attended the school. After that, he continued his education at the Pennsylvania State University. Mohegan Sun and Oliran Steakhouse in Bloomsburg were both under his employment at the time.
In addition, he was a social member of the American Legion Post 568 in Scranton and a co-owner of Judge’s Bar, which was situated in Minooka. Both of these activities took place in the city of Minooka. Pat participated in three sports while he was a student at Bishop Hannan High School: baseball, cross country, and basketball. Outside of class, some of his favorite activities were shooting pool and playing golf with his friends.
In addition to being a loyal supporter of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, he was also a huge fan of the Rolling Stones and the Steelers. In addition to that, he was able to play the piano and the guitar, both of which he had taught himself. Pat had the kind of disposition that made him easy to talk to and was skilled at meeting new people. His smile was contagious, and it spread delight to everyone around him. He was a source of happiness for everyone. His demise will be deeply mourned by anyone who had the good fortune to have known him.
In addition, his sister Jane Connolly and her husband Jerry of Moosic, his nephew Jerry and his niece Kayla, his uncles John Hess of West Virginia and Bobby Hess of Arizona, his aunts Debby Stauver and Cindy Hartleib of West Virginia and Carol Gruen of California, his cousin Samantha Olson, as well as a number of other living relatives and friends, are all still around. His older brother, Matthew Grendel, together with his grandparents Frederick and Stella and Ruth and Bob Hess, in addition to a number of his aunts, uncles, and cousins, all went away before he did. Also predeceasing him were his great-grandparents.
The celebration of a Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the church on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., and the Reverend Francis Pauselli, pastor of Divine Mercy Church on Davis Street, will serve as the celebrant and preside over the service. The funeral was held at Scranton’s Cathedral Cemetery, which also served as the burial site. Starting at nine in the morning, guests are more than welcome to drop by the church at any time during the day.
The Eagen-Hughes Funeral Home in Scranton, which can be found at 2908 Birney Avenue, is the one in charge of making the necessary arrangements. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Northeast Pennsylvania can accept memorial contributions at its office situated at 846 Jefferson Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510.