Paul Cosgrove

Obituary of Paul Cosgrove

COSGROVE, Paul Norman on January 5, 2021. Native of Brooklyn, New York, born January 26, 1936. Beloved husband of Eileen for 55 years; they met as children and adored each other throughly-their bond will be infinite. Loving father of Erin, Paul (Noreen), Daniel (Alison), Aileen Hennelly (Andrew) and Barry. Cherished grandfather of Finian and Liam Ra, Samantha, Christopher and Caroline Cosgrove, Justin, Charlotte and Amelia Cosgrove and Jack, Declan and Stella Hennelly. Dear brother of Carol Carroll (Peter) and proud uncle to the extended Carroll family. Graduate of Bishop Loughlin High School, St. John's University (Class of 1957) and Columbia University School of Medical Dentistry (Class of 1961), Dr. Cosgrove served his country in the United States Army as a dentist before entering private practice and retiring in 2014. He raised his family in Richmond Hill and Breezy Point and was an active member of his parishes Holy Child Jesus in Richmond Hill and St. Thomas More in Breezy Point. His countless patients through the years included many members of religious orders, whom he treated with skill, generosity and appreciation. For as long as he was able, he cared for others capably, patiently and with an abundance of generosity every day and in every way. He adored his wife and cherished the dreams of his children. He was always there for his family and his friends. He will not be forgotten. Reposing at LEAHY MCDONALD FUNERAL HOME 11102 Atlantic Avenue, South Richmond Hill, NY Friday 4-8 PM. Funeral Mass HOLY CHILD JESUS RC CHURCH, Richmond Hill, NY Saturday 10:00 AM. Private Burial to follow.
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Friday
8
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 8, 2021
Leahy McDonald Funeral Home Inc
11102 Atlantic Avenue
Richmond Hill, New York, United States
Saturday
9
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

8:30 am - 9:30 am
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Leahy McDonald Funeral Home Inc
11102 Atlantic Avenue
Richmond Hill, New York, United States
Saturday
9
January

Private

10:00 am
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Holy Child Jesus Church
11101 86 Avenue
Richmond Hill,, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St John's Cemetery
80-08 Metropolitan Avenue
Middle Village, New York, United States
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