Francis R. Patterson
Mr. Francis R. Frank Patterson, age 52, of New Castle, DE, died on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.
A native Delawarean, Mr. Patterson was born in Wilmington on August 9, 1958, son of the late George William Patterson, Sr. and Janet Marie McHugh Patterson. He was a 1976 graduate of William Penn High School and would go on to serve his country in the US Army for four years. An electrician by profession, he was a longtime member of Local #313 IBEW in New Castle.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Francis R. Patterson, Jr., and a sister, Georgia Lee Patterson. He is survived by his brother, George W. Patterson, Jr. (Sylvia) of New Castle; his sisters, Janet M. Patterson (Clarence) of New Castle, Patricia E. Anderson (Barney) of Newark, and Jacqueline Jamieson (Robert) of Bear; and aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 11 am to 12 noon on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City. A graveside service will follow at 12:30 pm at Old Drawyers Cemetery, DuPont Highway, Odessa.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 3519 Silverside Road, Ridgely Building, Suite 100, Wilmington, DE 19810.
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