March 16, 1942 – July 5, 2012
Gordon Elliot Patterson beloved husband of Donna of Calgary, passed away with his family at his side on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at the age of 70 years.
Gordon was a caring and generous man who lived life to the fullest. His favourite pastime was playing golf with the love of his life Donna. He also enjoyed watching all his grandchildren in their various sports endeavours. Blessed are those who were lucky enough to be touched by an angel such as Dad. He will forever live on in the hearts of all those whose lives he touched.
Gordon was dearly loved and will be missed by his wife Donna; daughters Terrie (Matt) and Debbie (Bill); sons Stuart (Anne) and Grant (SharLee); grandchildren, Brittany, Chelsey, Brett, Carter, Jennifer, Andrew, Blake, Justin, Paige, Hannah, Cooper and Grace; sister Laura (Maurice); and numerous aunts, uncles cousins, nieces and nephews. Gordon was predeceased by his parents George and Anne, and brother Ivan.
A Celebration of Gordon’s Life will be held at Deer Park United Church (77 Deer Point Road S.E.) on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Christianson Syndrome Association, 15518 Twisting Springs Drive, Cypress, TX 77433, Telephone: (281) 723-5989, www.christiansonsyndromeassociation.org or to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818. We wish to thank the staff at Sarcee Hospice and Tom Baker Cancer Centre for the excellent care given to Gordon.
In living memory of Gordon Patterson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences