Patricia “Pat” Ann Brune
Patricia “Pat” Ann Brune, 69, a resident of Cape Coral, FL passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 in Cape Coral, FL. She was born October 21, 1951 in Kew Gardens, NY to Charles and Joan Sweeney, now deceased.
Pat was of the Catholic faith. She graduated from Islip High School in 1969 with a license in Cosmetology and worked as a hairstylist. On June 7, 1970, she married her high school sweetheart William (Billy) Joseph Brune, Sr. She then became a mother of two to Kerry in 1971 and Billy in 1976. Aside from being a devoted mother and homemaker, her and Billy owned and operated Character’s Pub in Bluepoint, Long Island. In 1977, she moved to Florida, and worked as a bartender. In February 1981 she became a widow. She moved to Houston, TX in 1982 where she was a homemaker and had her third child Kyle. In 1987 she moved back to FL, and in 1988 she had her fourth child Danielle. While raising Kyle and Danielle alone, she opened up her own business called “Sparkle Commercial Cleaning” and after closing that business she partnered with her daughter Kerry and opened up “K&P Catering” until she retired in 2010.
She enjoyed gardening, spending time with her beloved dogs Cocoa, Tyson and Riley Jackson, riding on Harley’s and collecting Angels.
But more than anything, Pat made it very obvious that the sun rose and set on her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her four loving children, Kerry Collins (Hector De Leon) of Cape Coral, William (Billy) Brune, Jr. of Alva, FL, Kyle Graham (Amanda) of Frederick, MD, and Danielle Hamilton of Quincy, FL; six siblings, Colleen Foroudi of Fort Myers, Kelly Pilkington (Ed) of Cape Coral, Maureen Cochran (Donnie) of Tellico Plains, TN, Charles “Buzzy” Sweeney of Fort Myers, Gary Sweeney (Rita) of Green Valley, AZ, and Eugene Sweeney (Linnea) of North Fort Myers, FL; grandchildren, Lyric Madison Brune, Jonathan Gerhart, Jordan Graham, and Derek Graham, great granddaughter, Adelaine Hall and many other nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews
Memorial Services will be held 4:00 PM Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.