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Mrs. Joan Patterson

At Chatham-Kent Hospice on Saturday October 5th, 2019, Mrs. Joan Patterson of Chatham in her 90th year. Cherished daughter of the late Hugh and Pauline (Harper) Rogers. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Thomas Patterson (1993). Loving mother of Jeff and his wife Jane of Windsor, Sarah Gilbert and her husband Dan of Toronto, and Susan Patterson and her husband Alex Ferguson of Vancouver, B.C. Cherished grandmother of Jakob, Haley, Kevin, Collin, Ryan, Gemma and Elliott. Survived by her sister-in-law Martha Rogers of Elora. Predeceased by her brother Paul Rogers. Joan was the Assistant Executive Director of Nursing for the Public General Hospital.  Joan stayed active in her retirement being dedicated to her community with a passion to improving health care services in Chatham. She was a longstanding member of May Court, VON and the University Woman’s Club.  A loving “Nana”, she will be forever missed by her grandchildren.  Family and friends are invited to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 on Thursday October 10th, 2019, with visiting from 7 to 9 pm. A memorial service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Friday October 11th at 11 am with Rev. Deacon Elaine Wilcox officiating. Cremation has taken place. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider VON’s Kids’ Circle Program of Chatham. On-line condolences may be left at

Visitation:  Thursday October 10th visiting from 7 to 9 pm

Memorial Service:  Friday October 11th at 11 am

Officiating:  Rev. Deacon Elaine Wilcox

Expressions of Remembrance:  VON’s Kids’ Circle Program of Chatham

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