Patterson, Raymond

May 28, 1929 ~ October 27, 2016

capture2PATTERSON, James “Raymond” Neil – Born in Brooke Township on May 28, 1929. Raymond passed away with dignity and grace on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of W. Jean Patterson (nee Wilson) for 65 years. Loving father of Tim and Kim Patterson of Corunna, Lee and Janice Patterson of Inwood, Mary and Andy Steadman of Brigden, Lori and Laurence Roy of St. Clements. Cherished grandfather of Michael Patterson, Steven and Carrie Patterson, Jennifer and Tobias Rae, Neil Patterson, Erica Steadman and Chad Carruthers, Mark and Jessica Steadman, Erin Steadman, Stephanie Roy and Aran Bismayer, Carolyn Roy and Erik Polzin, Michelle and Kyle Dechert, Chris Patterson and step-grandfather of Amber and Julie Mclachlan. Honoured great-grandfather of Ella, Casey, Ryan, Allie, Lukas and Mason. Survived by in-laws Cecil and Lois Wilson, Eva and Phil Walters, Jean Wilson, Greta Wilson, Blanche Wilson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his uncle Foster and aunt Christy Patterson who loved and raised him as their own with their family Neil and Jean Patterson, Jim and Ruth Patterson, Myles and Jean Patterson, Wray and Ruth Patterson, Grace and Bert Lightfoot, Donna and Rae Armstrong. Also predeceased by his parents Isaac and Jessie Patterson (nee McLean), brother Maurice Patterson, mother and father-in-law Aaron and Mina Wilson, and in-laws Norm Wilson, Marge and Wallie Esselment, Stan and Marion Wilson, Roy Wilson, Neil and Ellen Wilson, Alec Wilson, Donald Wilson and Peter Schieman.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00pm.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Alvinston Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Hope United Church, Alvinston or St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia.



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  1. So sorry to read about the passing of your dear husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy Martin

  2. Thinking of all of you at this most difficult time in all of your lives…’s not easy….be assured of our prayers as you all go through this very difficult time of adjustment…..

  3. Mary,Andy an family sorry to hear about your Dad thinking about you all at this difficult time.Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Mary and Andy and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time. Beautiful memories will forever be in your hearts. Roy and Joan D.

  5. Mary, Andy and family, sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your family and friends and treasured memories help you through this difficult time..

  6. Thinking of all of you in your time of loss. We know and have known the entire family for many years and know this will be a difficult time for all of you. Raymond will be missed by all.

  7. I am so sorry for your loss. My heart felt condolences go out to you all. Praying for strength at this sad time.

  8. Mary and Andy and the Entire Families, so sorry to hear about the passing of Raymond. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Ron and Maureen Bailey !!!

  9. Dear Mary and Andy and Family;
    Our sincere condolences on the loss of your Father and Grandfather,
    Best Wishes,
    Patrick and Gail

  10. Dear Mary and family,
    We are so saddened to read of your father’s passing. It is still so hard to lose a loved one especially your parent. Our thoughts are with you.
    Bill & Janice Kerrigan

  11. Mary and family, I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. He was a truly wonderful man. Full love life and laughter. I can’t picture him without a smile on his face. I hope you will pass he cribbage skills onto your new grandson. I will be thinking of you and your family and praying for you. I hope that the memories you have with him will heal the wounds of grief and the hope of seeing him again.

  12. Dear Auntie Jean and Family,
    Very sorry to hear about Uncle Raymond’s passing. He had an infectious smile and and a kind heart. Please know Diane and I are thinking of you.
    Hugs and tears.

  13. Tim and Kim, hugs and heartfelt condolences. Regardless of age losing a parent is always tough. Just wanted you to know that you’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  14. Dear Jean and Family,
    We were so very sorry to hear about Raymond. He put up a good fight against this terrible disease. Please know that we are thinking of you and your family, during this sad and difficult time.
    Hugs and love,
    Linda, Brian, and Lorraine