Isabelle (Morris) Patterson JUPITER, Fla. Isabelle Patterson, 87, our loving mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010. A long-term care resident of The Pavilion @ JMC in Jupiter, she was formerly of Newburgh, N.Y., and Lexington, Mass. Born Jan. 17, 1922, she was the only child of Charles and Isabelle Morris. Isabelle graduated from the Newburgh Free Academy in 1939 and earned a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College in Emmitsburg, Md., in 1943. A devoted elementary school educator, she taught in the parochial school system for 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Isabelle Morris, and husband, Charles Patterson (1999). She is survived by her son James Patterson, daughters Maryellen Patterson, Teresa Secrest and Carole Patterson, and grandchildren Brigid Dwyer, Meredith Dwyer, Andrew Klauk and Jack Patterson. With special gratitude to the staff of The Pavilion and Hospice of P.B. County, a memorial reception will be held for family, friends, staff and residents at The Pavilion, 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4. The family requests that any memorial contributions be sent to The Pavilion @ JMC, 1230 South Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, FL 33458. Arrangements entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, Jupiter.
Published in The Lexington Minuteman from Jan. 22 to Jan. 29, 2010.