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Steven D. Patterson, 65

April 24, 2019

Steven D. Patterson, 65, formerly of Lancaster , passed away at his Clay Twp. home on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. He was born in Lancaster to the late Donald and Anna Grace (Koser) Patterson. Steve was the companion of Linda M. Rogers for 16 years.

He graduated from Hempfield High School and first worked as a director for Roadmaster and then as a truck driver for Yellow Freight.

Steve liked to make people laugh, he was fun loving and caring, he loved all animals and would not drive over a caterpillar. He truly loved and care for his family and was always there for his sister Phyllis.

For several years Steve played the drums for various bands, and his own band Shenandoah. He did some TV acting as an extra on In the Heat of the Night and in some Steve Martin movies.
Steve collected watches, was a member of the NRA, enjoyed NASCAR and driving his S-Type Jaguar. He became an ordained minister online through the Universalist Church.

Surviving Steve are his companion Linda Rogers, and her mother Alice Rogers, Lititz; his sister Phyllis M., wife of the late Franklin C. Smeltz, Manheim, and their children Denise Russo (Joey), Bellefonte and Eric Smeltz, Pittsburgh; and several aunts and uncles.

Steve’s family will receive friends from 2-3 PM, followed by a celebration of his life at 3 PM with Rev. Craig A. Ross officiating, on Tuesday, April 30th at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider making a memorial contribution to the PA SPCA Lancaster Center, 848 S. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

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Condolences to the Family

April 29, 2019

Hi uncle Steve, I will miss the way you always made me laugh and how loving, funny and caring you always were. I will miss you picking on me and always making the day better. I will keep you in my heart till we see each other again, I love you always, Denise Russo

April 27, 2019

Steve i will miss you so much miss talking to you.take care my friend this isn’t goodby i will see you again.
Tammi kennedy

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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Lititz, PA 17543
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