ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- John A. Patterson Jr., 92, of Englewood, died Friday, Oct. 14.
He was born in Englewood in 1924, and lived in Waldwick, Midland Park and most recently Fort Mill, S.C.
He was a purchasing agent for Ford Motors in Mahwah until his retirement in 1985.
He had a passion for the Lord and ice hockey, which he passed down to his son and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa; son, Edward and his wife, Debra; and three grandchildren, Kelly, Daniel and his wife Jessica and Jeffrey.
He was predeceased by his parents, John and Edna; and daughter, Sally.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Christ the King Cemetery, 980 Huron Road, Franklin Lakes.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cornerstone Christian Church, 495 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Please put “Youth Group Missions Fund” in the memo line.
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