Obituaries

Obituaries

Patsy John "Pat" Gleeson Jr. 1930 - 2008 Shawnee

Services for Patsy John "Pat" Gleeson Jr., 77, Shawnee, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Porter Funeral Home in Lenexa. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa.Mr. Gleeson died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Garden Terrace in Overland Park. He was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Liberal. He attended Kansas University for two years and was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He earned a bachelor's degree from LaSalle University. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve for three years.He was a certified landman with Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co. for 38 years and retired as department manager in 1988. Later he helped start the Panhandle Retirees Club.He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Liberal, Overland Park Elks Lodge No. 2935 and Shawnee Presbyterian Church. He was an elder in the Presbyterian church.Mr. Gleeson married Rosa Sug Gleeson. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Mark and wife Mary-Nell, Lawrence; a daughter, Nancy Jo Scanlan and husband Joe, Oswego, Ill.; two sisters, Nadine Hoskinson and husband Eugene, and Beulah Ratzlaff; and two grandsons, Benjamin and Samuel Gleeson.Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Boy Scout Troop 59 in Lawrence, sent in care of the funeral home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.porterfuneralhome.com">www.porterfuneralhome.com</a>.