Patrick was born in Kitchener, Ontario. When he was 19 years old, he met his wife Jo-Anne. They were married for 49 years and have 2 married children, and 4 grandchildren. Patrick was employed with a manufacturing company for 18 years as a Supervisor before he was hired by the Church in 2009. Patrick served as Pastor in both the London and Windsor, Ontario congregations as well as the New Brunswick area.
Patrick enjoyed old autos and home repairs, as well as the occasional game of golf; he also enjoyed walks with his lovely wife along the shore of Lake Huron in the small town of Goderich, Ontario.