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Joseph F. Prendergast

Joseph F. Prendergast

Husband of Nina (Seamon) Prendergast.

Father of Dr. Laura (Dr. Mark Ragucci) Prendergast and Rebecca (Peter) Padilla.

Brother of Katherine (late Edward) Hammersmith, Kevin (Angie), Anthony (Denise) and Eugene Prendergast.

Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 pm.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday morning at 9:30 at Our Mother of Good Council Church, Blasdell.

Joe has been retired from the Buffalo Police Dept. for 25 yrs. and was a Navy Veteran on the USS Boxer.  

Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo.


  • John Haffner Posted December 27, 2021 10:23 am

    So sorry for your loss….

  • Bowen, Michael Posted December 27, 2021 6:35 pm

    God bless your family. Thank you for your service. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™

  • Cathy Ganci-Sunderlin Posted December 28, 2021 9:40 am

    Rest In Paradise and Fly High with those Angels. My condolences to the entire Prendergast Family.

  • Peter Rich Posted December 28, 2021 1:07 pm

    My condolences to Nina , Tony and the Prendergast Family. After being appointed to the Police Dept. with Joe and working with him at Pct #10, TPU and then on Radio
    Dispatch I can’t tell you the good times and laughs that we had during our careers. Great guy and co-worker.

  • Peter Rich Posted December 28, 2021 1:09 pm

    Sorry that I will be unable to attend as I am recovering from major surgery

  • Peter Rich Posted December 28, 2021 1:16 pm

    My condolences to Nina, Tony and the Prendergast Family.. As we were appointed to the Police Dept. and worked together at Pct.#10, the TPU and then at
    Radio Dispatch, I can’t tell you the good times and laughs we had together. Great guy and co-worker. Sorry that I will not be able to attend as I am recovering
    from major surgery.

  • Frank and Sue Quinn Posted December 29, 2021 11:03 am

    Nina, We are so sorry to hear about Joe. Our sympathy to your and your family. Sorry we can’t be there, but we’re quarantining.

  • Al Damiani Posted December 29, 2021 12:26 pm

    Tony, Condolences to you and your family. Joe was the best, loved working alongside him at Pct 10. As we all knew in the BPD, he was one of the “Good Guys” and will be missed.

  • Dr. Sue Hess Posted December 29, 2021 1:06 pm

    Dear Laura, So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Mark, and your entire family. May your memories and love for your father comfort you at this difficult time. Sue

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