Clyde PATTERSON

Clyde PATTERSON

PATTERSON CLYDE RODIER. JUNE 14, 1918 – MAY 1, 2013. Pat passed away peacefully surrounded by love at Pleasantview

Care Home, Mission, BC. Survived by his loving wife Leona, daughter Sydney, son Doug (Debbe), grandchildren Tracy (Dean), Mica (Janice) Taylor, Reese,

great grandchildren Silas and Chloe and extended Adams family. Stepchildren Greg (Rita) Tom (Fran) Kathy (Al) 8 stepgrandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and extended Swaren family. Predeceased by father Walter and mother Margaret (Rodier)

Patterson, wife Frances (Adams), brother Doug and leaves a sister

Frances. Pat was a dynamic man who led a full and diverse life. The

combination of a gracious sense of humor and an enthusiastic observation of life meant that his presence was welcome to others. Raised in Calgary Pat graduated from the University of

Alberta and became a teacher. The war intervened and Pat served as a commissioned officer in both Canada and England. Upon his return Pat moved his wife and two children to Ottawa to follow his new career with the Federal Government. He advanced to Director

General of Emergency Planning Canada.

After retirement, he and Frances lived in Malaysia for several years where he volunteered as a consultant for the Malay Government. Upon his return to Ottawa he obtained his Masters in Divinity and served as a minister in both Ontario and Mission BC in order to

serve his community. Since moving west in 1989 Pat was active in the Mission community. After his wife Frances died Pat found love again with Leona

Holmes and they married in 2000. His active interests and hobbies

throughout his life ranged from music, choral groups, art, travel, education to scientific discoveries and world events. He was also a published author and historian. A celebration of Pat’s life will be held on Saturday, June 15th at 1 PM in St. Andrews Church, 7756 Grand Street, Mission, BC.


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