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On January 14, 2014, Eric Paterson of Sherwood Park passed away suddenly at the age of 84.
Eric is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Bobbie; two sons Craig and Doug (Michelle); daughter-in-law Annie; two grandchildren, Kyle and Kayla; sisters-in- law, Betty and Edna Paterson, numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Gertrude and his brothers, Peter and Harry.
Eric was a long-time employee with the City of Edmonton for 42 years as a machinist with ETS. He served for many years on the ATU local 569 executive board. Eric also served for 11 years on the WCB appeals commission.
He greatly enjoyed sports and was the goaltender for the 1952 Olympic gold medal winning team, The Edmonton Mercurys.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 24 at 2:00 p.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home, South of Wye Road on Range Road 232, Sherwood Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Eric can be made to Parkinson Alberta.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Jan. 18, 2014
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