PATTERSON – Mrs. Alvina Patterson late of Abbotsford, BC passed away on November 5, 2011 at the age of 98 at Menno Home, Abbotsford, BC. She is survived by her daughter, Jodi Patterson of Spanaway, WA; son, Rodney (Maureen) of Masset, BC; sister, Beth Dickman; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Harold Patterson (December 31, 1999); sister, Bertha Schmidt of Metchosin, BC; daughter, Sylvia Griffith (2002); and son, Alan Patterson. Alvina was a school teacher, a longtime member of the United Church of Canada and of Central Heights Church and a member of the Mennonite Benevolent Society. She was the wife of local dentist, Dr. A.H. Patterson. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 11:00 am at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC, with Pastor Erica Thiessen officiating. Following the service a private family interment will be held at Hazelwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Tributes and condolences may be left at:

Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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