Marie L. Patterson, 84 – Eagle News Online


Marie L. (Chatigny) Patterson, 84, of Marcellus, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at the Van Duyn Nursing Home. Residing in Marcellus for nearly 60 years, she was born in Montreal, Quebec, the daughter of the late Joseph and Yvette Chatigny. She moved to New York at age 10 and settled in the Elbridge area.

She married Richard L. Patterson in 1956 and they had five children. In the late 70’s they started Dick’s Taxi and Limousine Service in Skaneateles which served the area for 20 years. Marie loved transporting and connecting with her passengers. But above all, she loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, Marie was predeceased by her husband, Richard, in 1987; his brother, John Chatigny, and his grandson, Patrick Patterson. Marie is survived by her four sons, Richard J. (Elaine), Timothy, Rene and Michael Patterson; his daughter Lisa (Don) MacLachlan; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be Friday, November 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, Marcellus. Private interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Skaneateles.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary’s name may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church, 1 W. Main St. Marcellus.

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