Joseph F. "Bud" PATTERSON

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PATTERSON, Joseph F. "Bud" 92, of Sun City Center, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Born in New York, NY on June 8, 1920, Bud was a retired New York City Police Officer and U.S. Mail Carrier. Bud was a World War II U.S. Army Air Corp Veteran and a POW. He was a member and past commander of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American ex-POWs, and past State Commander as well. Bud was a parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at St. Anne Catholic Church in Ruskin, He was preceded in death by 2 brothers. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Veronica Patterson of Sun City Center; sons Joseph F. (Norma) Patterson, Jr. of Lancaster, NY and Richard T. (Maureen) Patterson of Brewster, NY; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian burial will be said on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at 11 am at St. Anne Catholic Church, Ruskin and friends may call at the Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 from 2-5 pm. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 813-634-9900

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 13, 2013