Mr. William “Bill” Patterson passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 17, 2009 in Nelson, B.C. at the age of 85.
Bill was born in Kenora, Ontario on May 16, 1924. He served with the Canadian Army (8th Canadian Recce Regiment 14th Canadian Hussars) in Europe from 1942 to 1945.
After his military service, he worked as a miner throughout Ontario and British Columbia. In 1968 he moved to Revelstoke where he resided until the early part of 2009.
Bill was married 58 years to Mona (nee Tarlisky) (January 9, 1929 to February 5, 2007). He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Barbara of Nelson, B.C. and Tim (Denise) and grandson Sebastien of Calgary, AB.
An informal memorial for Bill was held on Saturday, September 26, 2009 in Revelstoke.
If so desired, contributions in memory of Bill may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Arrangements were in the care of the Thompson Funeral Service, Nelson.