Pattenden- At Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Sunday May 26, 2013. Dorothy Laura Pattenden in her 92nd year, formerly of Mooretown. Beloved wife of the late Warren Pattenden (2005). Loving mother of David Pattenden and his wife Laurel of Mooretown. Adoring grandmother of Ian Pattenden and his wife Julia of Montreal and Philip Pattenden of Mooretown. Dorothy was born in Sarnia on December 26, 1921 to Cecil and Annie Moon. She was raised in St. Thomas where she met and married Warren Pattenden on August 28, 1947. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts and later worked at Polymer Corp in Sarnia. Dorothy enjoyed gourmet cooking, reading and needlepoint. She was active in many circles including, the I.O.D.E., University Women’s Club and Corunna Child Study. She was an avid researcher of family history and was a good story teller. Dorothy and Warren were also fond collectors of Canadian art and antiques. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Lambton Meadowview Villa and to Dr. Susan Mather for their compassionate care of Dorothy over these last few years. Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service was held at Moore-Union Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online @ www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.
There will be no funeral home visitation.
A private family graveside was held.