Robert B. “Bob” Patterson, 83, of Greenwood, Ind., formerly of Mentor, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Rosegate Assisted Living in Indianapolis.
Born Feb. 26, 1938, in Steubenville, he lived in Toronto, Ohio before moving to Lake County 62 years ago. He moved to Greenwood, Ind., to be near his daughter a year ago.
In his younger years, Bob was an avid golfer, loved fishing, and all sports. Most recently, Bob enjoyed the trips to the casino for gaming and dinners. He really appreciated the agriculture in Indiana and wished that his love was here to see it too. Mr. Patterson had worked as a plumber and retired 17 years ago from Plumbers Union Local 55.
He was the loving father of Tracy Anna Patterson of Greenwood, Ind.; dear brother of Gail (nee Patterson) (George) Komar; wonderful grandfather of Robert Passariello and Alexis Passariello, as well as Regina Patterson, Douglas Patterson and Ryan Patterson; great – grandfather to Leland Kovach, Jordyn Patterson and Josette Patterson; and uncle of John Mateleska, Patti Lou Ludrosky, Kathy Olenik, Randy Maffett, Judy Hayes-Barnes, Kristin Komar and Carrie (nee Komar) Bunton.
Bob was preceded in death by the love of his life, Mary Jane (nee Maffett) Patterson in 2018; loving son, Douglas Keith Patterson in 2011; parents, Harvey B., and Dorothy (nee McCue) Patterson; and sister, Donna (nee Patterson) Hayes-Taylor.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at McMahon-Coyne- Vitantonio Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby, where a Prayer Service will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25. Burial will follow the service at Willoughby Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name are suggested to the COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Miami, FL 33134 or the American Heart Association, 1375 E. 9th St., Cleveland, OH 44114.
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