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WALTER W PATTEN Jr.


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
WALTER W PATTEN Jr. Obituary
PATTEN, Walter W. Jr. (1928-2016) died peacefully on May 29 in Boston, Massachusetts, where he was a longtime resident. "Bud" was born in New Jersey, attended the Pingry School and was a graduate of the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering of Cornell University. He served on active duty in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and went on to have a long career with the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company in New York City and Boston. He is survived by his adoring wife Charlotte Jorgensen Patten, his brother John Wills Patten of Stowe, Vermont, and by numerous nieces and nephews along with great nieces and nephews to whom he was devoted. A Memorial for him will be held at a later date. Donations may gratefully be made in his name either to the Society of Colonial Wars in Massachusetts, 227 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston 02116 or to the Society of the Cincinnati in New Hampshire, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20008.
Published in The Boston Globe on June 19, 2016
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