Anne Mary Patterson, beloved wife and mother, passed away at Chilliwack General Hospital on Wednesday, March 10, 2004 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 79 years. Anne was born on May 22, 1924 at Binscarth, Man. to parents, Joseph and Katie Starcheski.

She married Art Patterson on November 9, 1946 in Binscarth. They started their life together in Reston, Man. and from there, moved to Brandon, then to Abbotsford, BC in 1950. They eventually settled in Sardis, BC in 1963. Anne and Art celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary this past November.

Anne is survived by her husband, Art; her two sons, David and Murray, both of Vancouver and her sister Jessie Perrin of Russell, Man. Anne spent 18 years making many wonderful friends while with BC Tel. She was a wonderful homemaker and a kind a thoughtful friend to all.

The family wishes to thank Drs. Tingey, Richmond and Vickers as well as the nurses and staff at Chilliwack General Hospital for all their care and kindness.

A Memorial Service was held Monday, Mar. 15, 2004. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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