Mary Ann Kirk Patterson

Mary Ann Patterson of Durham, North Carolina, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Roberta and Paul Glover on July 19, 2019.

She was born Feb. 14, 1922. She went through the gates of heaven to be reunited with her husband William R. Patterson.

She is also predeceased by her parents, Andrew David and Anna Matt Kirk; seven brothers: Howard, Werner, Wallace, William, Fredrick, Gerard and Norman Kirk; and four sisters: Sr. Andrew, Loretta Borden, Theresa Goodman and Mae Jones.

Mary Ann is survived by her children: Roberta Glover (Paul) of Durham, North Carolina, Alan Patterson (Margaret) of Lake Placid, Rebecca Peacock of Queensbury and David Patterson (Tracylynn) of Lake Placid; 11 grandchildren: John Boula of Groton, Tiffany Simsek of Cary, North Carolina, William Patterson (Arijana) of Lake Placid, Derek Patterson (Elizabeth) of Saranac Lake, Lyndsey Patterson of Lake Placid, Adam Peacock, Kevin Peacock, Whitney Peacock and Ashley Antalek, all of Queensbury, Janelle Patterson and Kristopher Patterson of Lake Placid; 10 great-grandchildren: Brittany Bones of Jacksonville, Florida, Amber Simsek of Cary, North Carolina, Bradley Smith of Cary, North Carolina, Mason Patterson of Lake Placid, Emma and Dominic Patterson of Lake Placid, Ayden Bazzicalupo of Lake Placid, and Skyler, Landen and Owen Antalek of Queensbury; and two great-great-grandchildren: Jayden and Gabriel Bones of Jacksonville; as well as many friends and colleagues.

Mary Ann worked at the Post Exchange during World War II and later at James C. Sheffield Ins., Art Jubin Ins., Bank of Lake Placid and the Olympic Training Center, from which she retired in 2011. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters.

A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Lake Placid, followed by burial in St. Agnes Cemetery in Lake Placid. A celebration of her life for friends and family will follow at the American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Duke Home Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC, 27703.