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Patrick J. Brady

August 9, 1946 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 75)

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Patrick J. Brady, 75, of Rockford, Illinois passed away September 28, 2021, in Stephenson Nursing Center, Freeport, Illinois after an extended illness.  He was born on August 9, 1946, in St Anthony Hospital, Rockford, Illinois to Franke and Alice (Chiodini) Brady.  Pat graduated from St. James Grade School, East High School, Rock Valley College, and then earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Illinois State University at Normal Illinois.  Mr. Brady joined the United States Marine Corps in 1965 and began a 20 plus year career in the service to his country.  He was first assigned as a 9W0231 Intelligence Specialist serving in Vietnam and then in Operation Desert Storm in 1991. He was a lifetime member of the VFW.  Marine Corps. League, St. James Catholic Church, VFW 2955 Marine Corps. Association, National Rifle Association, Retired E 6 Staff Sargent from Marine Corp. Reserve.

He is survived by his daughters:  Dawn and Shannon Brady.  Sisters:  Paula and Karla Brady. Several Cousins and special friends:  James and Julie Taylor-Beck and Grant Buchanan all from Rockford, Illinois.  Preceded in death by parents and brothers:  Gary and Jerry Brady.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, October 8, 2021, time 10:45 a.m. in Saint James Catholic Church, 420 North Second Street, Rockford, Ill.  Friends may visit from 10:45 a.m. until time of service. Sundberg Funeral Home 215 North Sixth Street is caring for the family.

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October 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Saint James Catholic Church (North Second Street, Rockford, Ill)

Mass of Christian Burial
October 8, 2021

10:45 AM
Saint James Catholic Church (North Second Street, Rockford, Ill)

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