Obituaries & Death Notices
Captain Reg PATERSON DFC, CD, RCAF (Ret)
Published:Dec 02, 2017
Event Date:Nov 29, 2017
CAPTAIN REG PATERSON DFC, CD, RCAF (Ret) November 22, 1922 - November 29, 2017 Reg died peacefully at the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre just after his 95th birthday. He was predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Eileen and his son Philip (Colleen). He will be sorely missed by his children Jeffrey (Flor), Lesley and John (Pamela). He is also mourned by his grandchildren Michael, Megan, Evan, Jonathan, Tristan, Drew, Paul, Hans, Leah and Roma as well nine great- grandchildren. Reg, a WWII veteran, served with Bomber Command's 101 squadron. He retired from the RCAF after 30 years and then worked for the Federal Ministry of Transport as an air-traffic controller. After retirement, Reg volunteered extensively with the CNIB in Hamilton ON and with the blind curlers. He was very proud to have received an Ontario Volunteer Service Award for his contribution. He loved singing and performed with the 'Thursday Afternoon Singers' in Dundas ON. Reg and Eileen also spent many hours nurturing a beautiful garden. A Service of Remembrance will be held at DODSWORTH & BROWN FUNERAL HOME - "Ancaster Chapel", 378 Wilson Street East, on Friday December 8th at 11:00 a.m. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice.
Category: Obituaries & Death Notices
Newspaper(s): Hamilton Spectator
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