William P. Patterson was born on December 14, 1935 and passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was 83. Beloved husband of the late Carmel Abry Patterson for 53 years. Father of Therese P. Grefer (Mark), Martin W. Patterson and Mary A. Patterson. Proud Grandfather of Andrew Grefer. Son of the late Malcolm Rae Patterson and Camille Timon Patterson. Brother of the late Malcolm R. Patterson formerly of Denver, CO. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Patterson loved gardening and had a great fondness for his beloved pets, Sophie, Breck and Bunny. He worked as an Estimator for Gaffney, Inc. and Gottfried, Inc. Mr. Patterson had a great devotion to his faith and his church parish, St. Ann Catholic Church.
Special thanks to Dr. Alan Yager for the wonderful care that he received.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation and Funeral Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church, 3601 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie, on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM, followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.