Frank J. Patterson, 56, of Slippery Rock, passed away the morning of July 16, 2017, at his residence.
Frank was born Oct. 24, 1960, in New Castle. He was the son of George S. and Margaret A. McCormick Patterson.
Frank was of the Presbyterian faith and a graduate of Laurel High School, Class of 1978.
Frank was employed with Patterson Well Drilling in Lawrence County for 38 years. Mr. Patterson was a member of the O.F.E.S (Oil Field Engine Society), Portersville Showgrounds Steam Engines; Cool Springs Power Museum and the Ashtabula Antique Engine Club.
Frank enjoyed rebuilding, restoring and showing Oil Field Engines as a hobby.
In addition to his father George and stepmother Charlotte, mother Margaret and stepfather Doug Osborne, he is survived by his daughter, Hannah J. Patterson of New Castle; stepson, Seth Stewart of Slippery Rock; his sister, Diane Patterson of New Castle; his stepbrothers, Joe Cunningham of Erie, and Ponch Martin of New Castle; and a stepsister, Sherry Jageman of Erie.
Mr. Patterson was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frank M. and Marion Patterson; and maternal grandparents, Joseph and Genevieve McCormick.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorial donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 960 Penn Ave. No. 1000, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231.
Frank J., 56, of Slippery Rock.
Calling hours: None, per his wishes.
Service: Funeral at 4 p.m. Saturday (7-22-17) at NOGA FUNERAL HOME INC., 1142 S. Mill St., New Castle, with the Rev. Jason Schepp of Eastbrook Presbyterian Church officiating.
Published on July 19, 2017