Beverly Patterson

Beverly Patterson

January-03-1941 - May-02-2024

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Obituary of Beverly Patterson

Surrounded by her family in presence, thought and love, Bev passed away peacefully on May 2nd, 2024 at Lanark Lodge, Perth Ontario in her 84th year.  Loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.  She was born on January 3rd, 1941, and grew up on the 12th Line of Lanark Township on the family farm.  She married the love of her life, Gordon Patterson on June 19th, 1965, and they made their home at their farm on the Kingston Line in Maberly.  They raised 4 children and welcomed their partners to the family – Rhonda (Kevin) Alger, Cheryl (Gary) Rabb, Melanie (Tom) Duncan, Graham (Erica Labelle).  Her life was full of love for her 11 grandchildren – Libby and Mallory Alger; Mitchell and Claire Rabb; John, Nathan, Alexandra, and Eric Duncan; Alyssa, Gracyn and Nicholas Patterson.

Predeceased by her parents Joe and Mary (MacDougall) Tennant.  Survived by her brother, Gerald Tennant and her sisters-in-law – Lorna Sergeant, Dorothy Fraser (Peter), Elva Patterson Rutters, and Cathy Patterson.  Pre-deceased by her in-laws Betty Buffam, Thelma Vincent, Don Patterson, Rob Patterson, and Stanley Sergeant.  Bev will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, extended family, friends, and neighbours.

A dedicated member of her community, Bev volunteered alongside Gordon, with the Maberly Agricultural Society, Elphin Presbyterian Church, Lanark County 4-H and various other local organizations, with her quiet and diligent manner.

The family would like to sincerely thank the staff of Lanark Lodge for their kind and compassionate care of Mom during her time there, especially during her final days.

Friends may call at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth, on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Bev’s funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, May 9th, 2024 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at Crawford Cemetery, McDonalds Corners. Memorial contributions in Bev’s honour, to Elphin Presbyterian Church, Maberly Agricultural Society, or a charity of your choice are gratefully appreciated.