Madolyn Patterson

Madolyn J. Patterson

1927 - 2019

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Madolyn J. Patterson, 92, of Titusville, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Titusville Area Hospital.

            Madolyn was born on July 8, 1927 in New Castle, a daughter of the late Milton and Nancy Armstrong Gray. 

            She was a graduate of both the Sunville School and of Colestock High School.  She married Donald R. Patterson on Nov. 3, 1945 at Guys Mills.  He preceded her in death on April 6, 2004.

            Madolyn had been employed at GTE Sylvania for 25 years until her retirement.

            She was a member of the Townville Baptist Church.

            Madolyn is survived by the following children; Allen Patterson and wife Kay of Titusville, Guy Patterson and wife Susan of Fayetteville, TN, D. Richard Patterson and wife Cynthia of Spencer, IN, Pearle Abbott of Harrisburg, NC, and twins, Marsha Kerr and husband Jim, and Jim Patterson and wife Pam, all of Titusville; 16 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; a sister, Alice Murray of Titusville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

            In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Patterson; two half-brothers, Ray and William Gray; and two sisters, Doris Brown and Anne Armstrong.

            Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St. Titusville on Friday from 5 to 8 PM and on Saturday from noon to 1:00 PM at which time the funeral service will be conducted with Rev. James Riley, pastor of the Townville Baptist Church, and Rev. Edward Patterson, nephew, officiating.

            Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Cherrytree Twp.

            The family asks that memorials be made to the Townville Baptist Church 33274 N. Main St. Townville, PA  16360.