Karen E. Patterson, 75, formerly of Mexico, NY, and Zephyrhills, FL, died Tuesday, January 6, 2018 at The Grand, Rome. She was born March 2, 1942 in Oneida, NY the daughter of Raymond and M. Elizabeth Pickard Johnson. She graduated from Oneida High School. On February 13, 1960 she married Arthur G. Patterson in the First United Methodist Church, Rome.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Ralph Vito; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Arthur R.and Julie Patterson and Robert H. Patterson and Crystal Nestle; grandchildren, Paul, Arthur, Nicole, Chandler, Destany, Katherine, and Coby; great-grandchildren, Ethney, Riley, Rylan, Blake,and Mara; sisters, Gayle Bottini and Betty Lou Hayes; and a brother, Louis Pecci. She was predeceased by a sister, Patricia Bender.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home For Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court St. Rome. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy online at www.princeboydhyatt.com.