Ridgewood, NJ – Patrick G. Dowd, April 14, 1935 to March 6, 2018. Patrick was born in Westfield and was the son of Jeremiah and Anna Dowd. He was a 1953 Graduate of St. Mary’s High School, where he played and excelled in baseball, basketball, and was a member of the debate team. He was a graduate of St. Michael’s College in Vermont. Patrick worked at Bell Labs for AT&T in New Jersey until his retirement, and then moved back to Vermont. He enjoyed golf, and loved sports.