Patrick Burgoyne of Burgoyne Sales Passes Away

Patrick Burgoyne, founder of Burgoyne Sales, Edison N.J., passed away on February 8 at the age of 85.

Patrick Burgoyne of Ocean Township, N.J., and Indian Wells, CA, formerly of Colts Neck, N.J., passed away peacefully on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the age of 85. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., and was raised in the Inwood Section of Manhattan, N.Y. Patrick attended Good Shepard Elementary School, Cardinal Hayes High School, and Villanova University. After graduating from college, he proudly served for two years in the United States Army.

Patrick is lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth, and his three children Catherine, John, and Michele. He is also fondly remembered by his eleven grandchildren.

Patrick founded and successfully operated Burgoyne Sales, an electrical manufacturer’s representative business, for more than 50 years. Throughout his career, he was a leader, ethical businessman, mentor, and friend to everyone.

Patrick’s life had three core elements: family, faith and his business.  He always remembered those who were less fortunate, and generously donated scholarships to many students at Good Shepard Elementary School and Cardinal Hayes High School.

Patrick was also an avid golfer and lifetime Giants fan. He loved to read, travel, and spend time with his family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cardinal Hayes High School – Patrick Burgoyne Scholarship Fund 650 Grand Concourse Bronx, N.Y. 10451 . Please visit Patrick’s memorial website at

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