Thomas ‘Pat’ Dunn


Thomas “Pat” Dunn, 85, of Greece, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home on July 27, 2022. He was born on October 24, 1936, in Rome, N.Y., son of Thomas Patrick Dunn and Gretta Lutz Dunn. Pat was a graduate of Rome Free Academy, class of 1954. In high school he belonged to the Civil Air Patrol. After high school he joined the United States Air Force. He proudly spent three years in the Air Force Security Service in Landsberg, Germany. He returned to Rome for a few years, going to school, and working, as a bartender at Coalyard Charlies Restaurant and Revere Copper and Brass. In the seventies, he joined Kodak Corporation as a film inspector.

Pat is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Fred Herb of Rochester; a nephew, Fred Herb and wife Catherine, their children Freddy and Katie of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is survived by a dear aunt Barbara Dunn and uncle Lyle Lutz, and several cousins. Pat has always had special fondness of his memories of growing up in Rome with family and friends.

He was a former member of Saint Peter’s Catholic in Rome and in Rochester attended, Our Lady of Victory Church. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church Rome. Interment will take place in St. Peter’s Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Arrangements by Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.