age 93 of Elmira, NY died on Sunday October 7, 2012. There will be no calling hours. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Thursday October 11, at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Scott Kubinski Celebrant. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military Honors. In Lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorials to the SPCA. He is survived by daughters and son-in-law Ann Connell of Washington Cross, PA; Patricia and Richard Harmetz of San Diego, CA; son Edward D. Patten, Margaret (Peggy) Ford both of Elmira. Grandchildren Kimberly Patten and Adam Harmetz and many nieces and nephews. Former daughter-in-law and son-in-law Bonnie Patten and Robert Connell. The Patten family will never forget the many memories and years of love, kindness and friendship Bonnie and Robert gave to Mr. Patten. Edward was predeceased by his loving wife Elizabeth in 1998. He was a U.S. Army Veteran
serving in WWll and Korea as a Lt. with a total of 23 years of service retired from the Army Reserves with the rank as Major. He retired from the Elmira Fire Dept. with 31 years of service. Edward was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, a member of the VFW
Elmira American Legion Post and the White Eagles Club. ARRANGEMENTS BY BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.