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Patterson, William (Died on 31 Dec 2006)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 5 Jan 2007, p. 31

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PATTERSON, William- 84, Oakville, Ontario, passed away at Northridge Long Te r m C a r e C e n t r e o n D e c e m b e r 3 1 , 2006. Born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland on July 20, 1922, he was a son of the late William and Emily (Taylor) Patterson. His parents moved from Ireland to Winnipeg, Manitoba with he and his brother James, when they were young boys. William was a Canadian Veteran and served overseas in Europe in World War II with the 12th Manitoba Dragoons. He served in Korea with the Strathcona Horse. He retired from the Military in 1972, and then worked for Mack Truck in Oakville. He is survived by his wife of 59 years. Shella Patterson (Shand), Oakville, Ontario, Daughter Heather Rea, (Steven Jensen), grandchildren Rob and Andrea MacGregor, all of Halifax; his brother James Patterson of Winnipeg, Manitoba, who was very special to him. Remembered by Betty Shand, Alistair and Joyce Shand, (Red Deer, Alberta) and their families. With special thanks to all of the Northridge Long Term Care Centre staff, to Wendy Taylor for her great kindness to "Billy". to all of the Trafalgar house staff, and to Angela and George. To Anna Dare, Dr. Elgie, Jolaine Montgomery, Sue Fedun and everyone who was so good to Bill, thank you. We should all be so blessed as to have so many kind, compassionate and caring people with us when our lives end. No funeral by request. A donation may be made to the Alzheimer's Society if desired.

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5 Jan 2007
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31 Dec 2006
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Patterson, William (Died on 31 Dec 2006)