Obituaries 4-14-23

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Kevin Patrick Routledge
Kevin Patrick Routledge, 82, of Hendersonville, NC, and formerly of Rockaway Beach, NY died Easter Sunday afternoon, April 9, 2023, following an extended illness.
Mr. Routledge was born on Wednesday, March 26, 1941, in Manhattan, New York to the late Charles and Eileen (Kearney) Routledge. On September 4, 1965, in Jackson Heights, NY he married his loving wife of 57 years, the former Elena Marie Trezini who survives.
He proudly served his country in the United States Marines receiving an honorable discharge on May 31, 1963, He served as a New York police officer for 20 years before retiring in 1985.
In addition to his devoted wife, “Toni” he leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Michael T. Routledge and his wife, Regina of Rockaway Beach, NY, Danny W. Routledge and his wife, Stephanie of Brooklyn, NY and Kelly A. Quinn also of Rockaway Beach, NY; 9
grandchildren, Shannon, Taylor, Jack, Shawn, Samantha Brendan, Brody, Nealy, Rowan, and one rambunctious great-grandson, Jackson.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved brother, Brendan Routledge died on November 7, 1995.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Routledge will be celebrated eleven o’clock, Saturday morning, April 15, 2023, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Shawn O’Neal, as celebrant. There will be full military honors at the church before the Mass begins. A committal service will be at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery ten o’clock Monday morning, April 17, 2023.
Memorial contributions may be offered on behalf of Mr. Routledge to Scared Heart Catholic Church, 150 Brian Berg Drive, Brevard, NC, 828.883.9572.
Kevin will be forever missed by his loving and devoted wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandson, and many close friends. May God Grant Him Eternal Rest.
Arrangements are in the care of Church Street Funeral & Cremation, 125 South Church Street, Hendersonville, NC, 828.309.0103.

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