Ellen McLean Patterson obit
Mrs. Ellen McLean Patterson. Mrs. Ellen McLean Patterson, 79, died Tuesday afternoon In the Claremont General hospital of brlghts disease. Mrs. Patterson had been with her daughter, Mrs. M. G. Williams, at the Williams cottage at Claremont Junction and Friday Friday night, Aug. 2, she had a fall which aggravated here disease to such an extent extent It was thought advisable to take her to the hospital. She was under the care of Dr. Sanders of Claremont. The body was brought to Mrs. Williams's Williams's home Wednesday afternoon and the funeral will be held this afternoon at 2.30 o'clock. Mrs. Patterson was born Oct. 16, 1833, In Richmond, Ontario, and was the daughter of James and Mary (Pearsons) McLean. In 1853 she was married to George E. Patterson and ten children were born to them, eight of whom are now living four sons and four daugh ters, George E. Patterson, Jr., of Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Mich., Walter B. Patterson and Everett F. Patterson of Indian River, Albert C. Patterson and Mrs. M. G. Williams Williams of Putney, Mrs. W. H. Clouse of Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. L. P. Tucker of Syracuse, N. Y., and Mrs. V. A. Doty of Montpeller. She Is also survived by 11 grandchildren. Mrs. Patterson was a member of the Methodist church In Putney, and when able was deeply interested in all Its activities. activities. Her life was given in ministering ministering to a large family and she was a self-sacrificing and devoted mother. Nine years ago she had a serious Illness Illness and she never regained her health. She had the devoted care of her children, who have been able to make her last days comfortable and In a measure return her care and sacrifices sacrifices for them. Mrs. Patterson was of a deep heroic nature and was never discouraged by obstacles, strong In her convictions of right and wrong and ready to stand for the right, a type of the home-loving women.