Patrick Francis Brunick, age 60, resident of 25602 Miller Hill Road, Cambridge Springs, PA died Sunday, September 5, 2010 at Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA. He had lived in Erie for 30 years before moving to Cambridge Springs in 2006. Born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 25, 1949, he was a son of the late George Joseph Brunick, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Ponicall Brunick.

Brunick, Patrick FrancisFollowing high school graduation in 1967, Pat entered the US Navy serving during the Vietnam War for four years until 1972. He then received training in electronics for two years from Allegheny Technical School. In November of 1973 he began employment with General Electric of Erie and continued to work there for 32 years until his retirement in 2006.

Pat enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. He was preceded in death by a brother – George Brunick and a sister – Mary Ellen Roach. Family members surviving Pat include a sister – Mary Kate Brewer and her husband, Bob of Pittsburgh; a brother – William Brunick and his companion, Donna Atkinson of Butler, Pa; and a brother-in-law Fred Roach of Cambridge Springs with whom he made his home. Also several nieces and nephews survive.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held there Wednesday morning at 11:00.