Evelyn  Patterson


Evelyn L. Murphy Patterson, 89, of Mercer passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, surrounded by her family at The Grove in New Wilmington. Born in New Castle to William L. Murphy and Margaret L. Book Murphy, Evelyn graduated from New Castle High School in 1947. She married J. Russell Patterson on June 23, 1951.
Evelyn was a member of White Chapel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, playing golf and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Russ, at home; daughters, Joyce L. Patterson of Greenbelt, MD and Sharon E. Patterson McCluskey of Loma Linda, MI; a son, Randall "Randy" A. and wife, Terri, Patterson of Mercer; a brother, William Thomas Murphy of El Cajon, CA; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Michelle Drivere; and a son-in-law, Richard McCluskey.
Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, (Village of Leesburg) 1778 Perry Highway, Volant, PA 16156 from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Interment will be in Carpenter Cemetery, Springfield Township. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at White Chapel United Methodist Church 415 New Castle-Mercer Road, New Wilmington, PA 16142, with Rev. Gary Sheesley presiding.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the Alzheimers Association - Pittsburgh Chapter.
Published on April 14, 2019
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Tammy Sarvey Stewart and Donald L. Stewart, Jr.
Apr 18, 2019
To Sharon and Family, so vary sorry for your loss...May God lighten your sorrow, with the knowledge of his life everlasting...
Linda Wallace Lowe
Apr 15, 2019
Evelyn was a lady always willing to give of herself. I loved when I could visit in Slippery Rock with all the family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Debbie Brink
Apr 15, 2019
So sorry to hear of the passing of Evelyn Patterson. Prayers for the family!