Samuel M. Patterson, 96, of Shirley, formerly of Alexandria, Va., died Friday, July 25, 2014. He was born Jan. 11, 1918, in Washington, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Samuel and Tessie (Engle) Patterson. Samuel served in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in London, England during WW II.
He is survived by a son, Jim (Lois “Beannie”) Patterson of Shirley; a daughter, Kathleen (Bert) Lawrence of Olney, England; three grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren and by his longtime companion, Eva Babanes’ daughter, Mary Ann (Dave) Bugler of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Patterson in 1985; longtime companion, Eva Babanes, three months ago; three sisters, Tessie Cox, Alta Betty Mounts and Mildred Moore and stepdaughter, Jacquelyn Buzzelli.
Samuel will be interred in Charlotte Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda, Florida. There are no public services planned.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Sproles Family Funeral Home in New Castle.
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