Patrick Michael McDermott "Mac" \nElmira, NY\nPassed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Mac was born in Blossburg, PA and resided in the Elmira area and he made a career as a corrections officer for the New York State Department of Corrections. Mac loved life. Undoubtedly, his family, friends and fur babies were what he treasured most. To no one's surprise, his niece Kyliee made each day a little brighter with her quick wit and sassy attitude. It was moments spent with her and his extended family that made him the happiest. With that, he was an avid NASCAR and NFL watcher and a Harley Davidson enthusiast. Mac is predeceased by his parents Luke and Frances McDermott. He is survived by his sister, Peg (Dale) Smith; nieces, Tracy Mack, Tina (Dean) Kelly and Tonia McCormick; great nieces & nephews Mitchell Smith-Wright, Madi & Alyssa Kelly, Kailey & Zachary McCormick and Kyliee Walker. The family welcomes your thoughts and prayers but services will be held privately.