Evelyn Murphy L. Patterson


Evelyn L. Murphy Patterson, 89, of Mercer, passed away surrounded by her family at The Grove in New Wilmington on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
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, Mo.; son, Randall "Randy" A. Patterson and his wife, Terri, of Mercer; brother; William Thomas Murphy of El Cajon, Calif.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Michelle Drivere; and a son-in-law, Richard McCluskey.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association-Pittsburgh Chapter.

Evelyn L. Murphy Patterson, 89, of Mercer
Funeral services: 11 a.m. Wednesday (11-17-19) at White Chapel United Methodist Church, 415 New Castle-Mercer Road, New Wilmington, with Rev. Gary Sheesley presiding.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (4-16-19) at the SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1778 Perry Highway, Village of Leesburg, Volant,. Interment will be in Carpenter Cemetery, Springfield Township.
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