Marion Jean Patten (nee Jefferies) passed away peacefully at Chilliwack General Hospital in her 100th year on January 17, 2006. She was born in Jefferies Corner, New Brunswick on April 4, 1906.
She was predeceased by her husband “Dr.” Bob Patten in 1961, her sister Beatrice Berger and her brother Cecil Jefferies.
She is survived by her sons Dr. Robert Patten (Irena) of Toronto, and Don Patten (Elaine) of Chilliwack; her grandchildren Dr. Mike Patten (Tracy) of Cambridge, Minnesota, Lee Ann Marsh (Geoff) of Mittagong, Australia, Stephan Patten (Tammy) of Montreal and Laryssa Patten Lyngvi (Aleksander) of Leiden, The Netherlands. She is also survived by three great grandchildren; Emily, James and Kate Marsh (of Australia), seven nieces and two nephews and their children.
Special thanks to nieces Anne Knowlan and Joan Anderson for their caring support and the staff at the Birchwood for their taking such good care of her. Also a special thanks to Dr. Scott Markey.
Out of respect for her wishes there will only be a private graveside service. No flowers by request.