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Barbara Elliott Patten

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Barbara Elliott Patten Obituary
Barbara Elliott Patten, 89, of West Chester, PA, passed away February 2, 2018 at home. Born March 31, 1928 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of Grace Brines Saxon and Arthur Saxon. Barbara graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1956 and West Chester University in 1950. She was an elementary school teacher for many years in the Council Rock School District in Bucks County, PA. She was a member of and served on the session of Newtown Presbyterian Church. Barbara later served as a voluntter and was on the board of the Westminster Thrift Shop. Barbara and her husband, Bill, enjoyed travelling that took them throughout Europe, Turkey, East Africa, Canada and throughout the U.S. She loved playing bridge, gardening, socializing, and spending time with family. She is survived by her husband, William C. Patten, daughter Susan E. Duggan (Timothy), son Bruce W. Elliott (Stephanie) son Stephen S. Elliott (Mary), granddaughter Melissa Elliott, granddaugher Samantha Elliott, sister Phyllis Burton, step-children Theodore Patten, Daniel Patten and Amy Bailey plus numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband Thomas W. Elliott and her sister Gayle Wooding. Memorial service will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 11 am with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 W. Pleasant Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by sending a check to Heartland Hospice, 5 Christy Drive, Brandywine #2, Suite 103, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 or online at heartlandhospicefund.org Arrangements by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.
Published in The Daily Local on Feb. 8, 2018
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