Patrick “Pat” L. Patterson, 78

November 29, 2022

Patrick “Pat” L. Patterson, 78, of Lancaster passed away suddenly at his home November 29, 2022. He was born to the late George and Elmira Patterson in Baltimore MD. He spent his career as a therapist specializing in addiction and was involved in recovery groups for many years. He touched many and changed countless lives with his work.

Pat enjoyed cooking, especially for his family, and gardening. He also liked the oldies and doo-wop music. Pat was an avid birder, a hobby he picked up from his grandfather, he loved to feed and care for birds. He proudly served his country as a member of the Air Force and was very patriotic. Pat was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who was also there for those he loved and cared for. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Patterson of Lancaster; his children, Shaun L. Patterson of Lancaster, Ryan A. Patterson of Lancaster, Patrick Patterson (Michelle) of Tomball, TX and Patsy Harper of Windham CT; his brother Raymond Patterson (Sharon) of Baltimore; and 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Pat’s memory to the Tunnels 2 Towers Foundation at; or St. Jude’s Children’s hospital at

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Condolences to the Family

December 06, 2022

Carol, so sorry to hear about Pat. You, the boys and the rest of your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I’m sure Pat will be missed by many people.
Linda Witham

December 05, 2022

Wendy and I are very sorry for your loss. We’re going to miss seeing Pat caring for the duck and bird feeders. Nick Vlassis

December 04, 2022

I am so sorry to hear the news of Pat’s passing. I will sure miss the talks of the steps and adventures in NA. Pat was always fun to talk to and attend meeting with. He will surely be miss! RIP my friend!!!

December 04, 2022

Sending warm thoughts of love and care to the Carol and all the Patterson family.

December 04, 2022

Carol – keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.   Daniel Carotto

December 03, 2022

Our condolences to the Lawrence Patterson family.  My cousin

December 02, 2022

My deepest condolences to Carol and Pat’s family.  Carol   I think of u often . God bless u and ur family 

December 02, 2022

I am so sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. Y’all are in my thoughts. 

December 01, 2022

Pat was a signicant help to me in my recovery from D/A addiction.

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