Paul John Patterson, 80, of Hunker, Mt Pleasant Township, died Wednesday February 12, 2020 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born June 15, 1939, in his family home, a son of the late Kenneth and Helen (Bearty) Patterson.
He was a graduate of Hurst High School. After graduation he worked at the Coca-Cola Company. He was the youngest employee hired at Robertshaw Controls, where he worked his way to third shift supervisor until retirement. Paul also drove school bus for Mt Pleasant and Hempfield school districts. Paul was active with Stanwood Area Federal Credit Union, and served on the committee for many years. Paul was a very dedicated father, raising his three daughters. Paul enjoyed animals, gardening and using his tool and dye skills to build and invent many gadgets to make tasks easier. After retirement, you could find Paul in his garden or in his garage with the neighbors working on lawn mowers. He spent endless hours making crafts with his granddaughter Laura and teaching his grandson Dylan, many skills in small engine repairs. He enjoyed playing games and reading books with his great granddaughter Aneira. Paul was home during his long illness being cared for by his daughters Pamela and Dayna, grandchildren Laura and Dylan and his nieces Brandi and Carla. He was also taken care of by private caregivers and Excela Home Health. He is also survived by his sister Helen Errett of Montana.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Norma Jean (Newill) Patterson and his brother Kenneth M Patterson.
Friends will be recieved on Saturday February 15, 2020 from 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the C. Richard McCauley Funeral Home Inc. 101 S 4th St. Youngwood
Additional visitation will be held on Sunday February 16 from 11-1 pm with services to follow at 1 pm in the funeral home.
Interment will follow in the Mount Joy Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Mt Pleasant.
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