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John James Pattison, 91, of Donna St., Westernport, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Egle Nursing and Rehab Center, Lonaconing, where he had recently been a resident.
Born Nov. 14, 1925, in Westernport, he was the son of the late William Henry and Olive Geraldine (Moore) Pattison. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Louise (Laupert) Pattison; two sons, John James Pattison Jr. and John Joseph Pattison; a brother, Billy Pattison; and a granddaughter, Wendy Machin.
Mr. Pattison was a U.S. Naval veteran, having served from 1944 to 1946. He retired from Westvaco Corp. with 45 years of employment. John was a member of Church of Ladder Day Saints, a member and Past Master of Hiram Lodge 103 AF & AM, a member of Victory Post American Legion 155, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a member of the Keyser Flying Club, and a member of Ali Ghan Shrine.
He leaves behind two daughters, Carol Louise Machin (Gary) of Rawlings and Patty McVicker (Bob) of Barton; two sons, Robert Charles Pattison (Becky) of Yuma, Ariz., and Ned Pattison (Penny) of Warsaw, Va. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Friends and family will be received at Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Hiram Lodge will hold a memorial service at 6:30 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Bishop Warner officiating.
Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Shriner's Children's Hospital.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Published on September 24, 2017
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