Marlene Patterson, 81

Marlene Patterson 81, of New Beaver Borough, passed away Friday June 16, following a brief illness.

Born June 30, 1941 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Harry Morgan and Helen (Duff) Patterson.

Marlene graduated from Mohawk High School in 1959 and then graduated from New Castle Business School. After graduating, she worked several places until she started her own business Marlene Patterson Freight Agency and Mini Storage in Wampum in 1985. She was a member of Wampum United Methodist Church. She designed her own Christmas Cards, enjoyed planting flowers and yard work, and was an animal lover.

Survived by a brother, Jay (Nancy) Patterson of New Beaver Borough; sister-in-law Susan Patterson of Wampum; three nephews; three nieces; and great nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Morgan Edwin Patterson.

Friends will be received on Wednesday June 21, 2023 from 4:00 pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 6:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main St. Wampum. Her Pastor Dave Keppen will officiate.

Interment will be in Valley View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wampum United Methodist Church.

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6 thoughts on “Marlene Patterson, 81

  1. Very sorry to hear of her passing. She was always a joy to talk with. She’ll be truly missed. Big heart & gentle soul. R.I.P Marlene

  2. To the family of Marlene – I am so sorry for your loss. Marlene was a wonderful person, friend and co-worker. I was blessed to have known her and worked with her for many years at Greentree Transportation Company. She will be greatly missed by all.

  3. My deepest sympathy to the family of Marlene Patterson. May God comfort you in the loss of your loved one.

  4. It was a pleasure knowing such a caring and thoughtful lady working with Greentree Transportation. We have had many fond memories that we will always remember in our heart. Our deepest sympathy to her family

  5. So sorry to hear of your sister’s passing. We did not have the pleasure of knowing her but she had to be a great person coming from a fine family. May the Lord comfort your heart with peace and good memories. God bless. Harry and Sue Werner

  6. Sorry to hear of Marlene’s passing. I knew her from driving for George and Dave McConahy. She was a wonderful person to be around and to work with. Always looked forward to her Christmas cards.

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