Lauretta Patterson passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Cascade Hospice, Chilliwack BC at age 89 years. She was born August 28, 1919 in Bigger, Saskatchewan. Lauretta is survived by Gordon (Karen) and Dennis (Christine); grandchildren, Robert (Emiko), Jerry (Lisa) and Cheryl (Chris) and great grandchildren, Alex and Kristina. She was predeceased by her husband Alvin; granddaughter, Lisa and great granddaughter Samantha.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave. Chilliwack, BC

Mum lived her life helping others. She was always a social lady with a big smile on her face. She was a dedicated wife, mother and grandma who cherished her family above all. We wish to thank Dr. Kroese and all the staff and volunteers at Cascade Hospice for their loving care of our mum.

If any so desire, memorial donations to the BC’s Children’s Hospital Foundation 4480 Oak Street, B321, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4 or the BC Cancer Foundation, 32900 Marshall Rd. Abbotsford, BC V2S 1K2, would be appreciated.

Online condolences can be left at

Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.