|Mike & Cheryl Gordon
We Open on Thursday at
10:00 AM so all customers
have a fair chance.
EVERYTHING IS PRICED,
No Waiting Just Buy what
Bring Boxes and Bags.
Be prepared to remove
your purchases by
Sat. 2:00 Pm.
We accept Cash, Credit
and Debit Cards.
All Sales Final
|PAT KEARNEY ESTATE SALE
1800 Garfield - Butte
Dec. 11, 12 & 13th
10:00 – 2:00
Pat's passion for Butte was second to none. He wrote several books about Butte History covering everything from Butte's
neighborhoods, Our Lady of the Rockies, The Columbia Gardens, Butte's Catholic Churches, the Butte Central - Butte High
football games, the Cat - Griz/Griz - Cat football game, and most recently just finishing his latest book on the Berkley Pit. He
devoted many hours on many community events such as Evil Knieval Days, The Blarney Stone Run, and assisted on several
projects with the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Pat represented everything good about Butte, his legacy will never be forgotten. He
was the long time play-by-play broadcaster for all the Butte Central football and basketball games. His enthusiasm and
excitement calling the games made those unable to attend feel as if they were on the field or courtside watching the games in
person; not to mention his countless stats and history of the game which enhanced and added to his commentary. If ever you
needed to know something about Butte's history or a players stats and accomplishments, Pat was the go to man.
Pat was instrumental in forming the Butte Sports Hall of Fame, which according to one long time Butte coach Sonny Holland,
"Butte has without a doubt the finest sports hall of fame in the country." Pat's attention to detail and ability to keep events moving
made the biennial Hall of Fame induction ceremony, an event enjoyed by all. Pat was also instrumental in keeping the city's
annual Veterans Day race going, in fact it is the longest running road events in the state, and to his credit he was still running in
the event. This year would have been his 31st year. Pat was the cross country coach at Butte Central for many years, a job he
truly loved, and also coached Babe Ruth Baseball teams. No matter the event or organization, if ever asked, Pat was always one
of the first to volunteer to help make each event more special than could have been anticipated.
Pat was preceded in death by his father Marty Kearney, niece Nicole Kearney, cousins Danette O'Gara-Staudinger, David Meier,
and numerous aunts and uncles. He is survived by his mother Louetta Kearney, brothers and sister-in laws; Martin and May Sun
of Culver City, CA., Bob and Christie of Crescent City, CA., Tim and Mike of Butte, Bill and Anita of Helena, Linda and Joe
Schroeder of Benton City, WA., nieces and nephews; Meagan and Ryan (Ashleigh) Kearney, Simon Avila, Natasha (Patrick)
Kursh, Jacob Kearney, Danielle (Mike) Giacomino, Trish Kearney, Brandon and Brendon Skolkolich, Michaela and Bailey
Schroeder, aunts and uncles Sharon and Lyle Metz, Raynetta and Larry Duncan, cousins throughout the United States; O'Gara's,
Kearney's, Aspholm's, Metz's, Meier's, Frank Kearney and his extended family of Galway Ireland, his second family the Scott's in
San Diego, CA., close friends Chuck Richards and family, Tim Norbeck and family all of Butte, his very special friend "The Big
Shot" Paul Cote, and countless cherished friends too numerous to mention.
Memorials are suggested to the Nicole Marie Kearney (NMK) Foundation, the Butte Sports Hall of Fame, Butte Central Catholic
Education or to a charity of donor's choice.
|Obituary: Patrick J. Kearney
Longtime Butte Historian, author,
broadcaster, coach, mentor and
volunteer, Patrick J. Kearney passed
away Sunday in Butte. He was born on
May 24, 1955 the son of Martin and
Louetta (Pene) Kearney. Pat attended St.
Patrick's grade school and graduated
from Butte Central High School with the
Class of 1973.
While in high school, Pat was a runner
on two consecutive state cross country
championship teams, a passion he
continued throughout his life. Following
high school Pat attended Montana State
University in Bozeman, earning his
degree in Film and Television. After brief
stops in Great Falls and Billings, Pat
moved back to Butte and became the
News Director at KXLF TV, logging
thousands of miles covering regional
and national stories and his beloved
Butte sports team. After leaving KXLF, Pat
became an Ad Executive with numerous
cable companies most recently Charter
2004 Buick Century, Butte
Memorabilia and Books,
Sports memorabilia and Trophies,
Antique Oak rocker, TV, Tools, old
trunks, entertainment center,
Apt size fridge, Ping Pong table,
weight set, exercise bike, BBQ,
file cabinets, copy machine and
printers, side tables, 2 queen beds,
couch men’s clothes, shelving
units twin bed computer desk
lamps, bicycle, lawn mower,
We will try to get photos up prior to the
sale. Keep Checking.