William T. Patterson
June 28, 2017
|William T. “Bill” Patterson, 96, of Scranton, died Wednesday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center following a brief illness. His wife, the former Marian Trethaway, died April 5, 2006.
Born August 20, 1920 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Thomas and Sadie (Brady) Patterson. Bill was a Navy veteran serving during World War II. Before his retirement, he was employed in management at the Manhattan Shirt Company in Scranton.
Bill was a lifelong member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Scranton, a member of the church Vestry and served the church as junior and senior warden. Bill and his wife were longtime volunteers with the Moses Taylor Hospital Auxiliary.
Surviving are his nieces, Mildred Altomare of Allentown, Marilyn Pyle of Philadelphia, Karen Trethaway of Kingston and Linda Voight – Yuan of New Jersey; his nephew Robert Conrad of Lakeland, Fla.; and several great-nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Conrad.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated:
Interment with military honors will be conducted at Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 10:30 until time of the service.
Memorial contributions can be made to:
The Church of the Good Shepherd, N. Washington Ave. & Electric St. Scranton, PA 18509
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