Mary G. Patterson

Mary G. Patterson (nee Graham) age 89, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2014 at Cleveland, Ohio. Mary was born March 30, 1925 at Corry, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 1948 and went on to receive her Master’s degree in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia. Married to T. Richard Patterson in 1948, they lived their entire married

life in Harrysbourg, Dunkirk, NY. Mary taught instrumental music (strings) in the Fredonia Central School System until her retirement in 1985. She is the loving mother of Marian (Sidney), Thomas (deceased) (Wynne) and Elizabeth (David). Cherished grandmother of Mallary (Chuck), Erin (Kenneth Jr.), Andrew, Michael, Peter, William and Mollie. She is the dear step-grandmother of Kim (Brian) and Emily (Jeremy) and step great-grandmother of Tyler, Zachary and Abigail. Friends are invited to call

at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home on Saturday morning from 10-11:30. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations

in her name to First United Methodist Church, Sixth Street, Dunkirk, NY. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, NY.