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Pauline Patterson

April 12, 1931 ~ December 10, 2018 (age 87)


Pauline Patterson of Danville, VT passed away December 10, 2018 at Welcome Home Mature Adult Assisted Living LLC in Lyndonville, VT.

She was born April 12, 1931, daughter of Harold and Mary (Sutton) Dresser in Sheffield VT.  The family moved to North Danville when Polly was 4 years old.

Polly was a graduate of Danville High School.  Polly attended Sheldon Academy of Hair Design in Burlington. She worked for one year in Johnson Vermont.   Then in 1950 she married Lloyd (Pat) Patterson and moved back to North Danville.  They farmed at Four-Town Acres. 

Polly’s survivors include son-- Roy (Patti Barrett) of North Danville and   daughter--Joy and husband Roger Wood of Concord.  The grandchildren meant the whole world to her.  They are:  Troy Patterson and wife Renee of Alburgh:  Dayna Boudreau and husband Michael of North Danville;  Jessica Patterson of North Danville;  Kevin Matte and wife Meggin of Waterford; Patty Matte and husband Fred Pogmore of Concord; Andrew Wood and wife Amy of Waterbury.   Polly had the pleasure of knowing 11 great-grandchildren—Cameron and Jadyn Patterson; Jake and Rian Boudreau;   Riley Patterson and Dylan Foster; Brandon and Kayla Matte;  Kendra, Ashley, and Morgan Darrell.  She is survived sister-in-law Nancy Dresser of Buxton, ME. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Mary Dresser of Lyndonville; Polly was predeceased by husband Pat in 2009, as well as her sisters and their husbands—Luella and Vernon Webster and Leonard and Helena Carson all of Danville.  She was predeceased by her brother Harold (Bub) Dresser of Buxton Maine.  Polly was predeceased by daughter-in-law Brenda (Ladd) Patterson of Danville in 2015.  She was predeceased by nephew Roland Carson.

Polly was very devoted to the family.  Nothing pleased her more than to have the kids around her.  She was notorious for feeding anyone close by at meal time.  Polly was an accomplished seamstress.  Polly was an avid knitter and the whole family benefited from her skills.

Polly had been an active member of the Old North Church Committee and took great pride in taking care of the lawn and flower beds there while she served on the committee.  In her younger years she was very active in the North Danville Community Club.  Polly followed the sports of all the grandkids with great enthusiasm, and continued to show an interest in all of the great grandkids games even when she was unable to attend.

Polly valued hard work above all else, and had an extreme amount of energy.  Pat and Polly saw a lot of the country as Pat had many meetings nationwide as he was involved in the dairy industry in many aspects.  Polly felt very fortunate that she was able to encourage the love of travel in the grandchildren. 

Services will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2:00pm at the North Danville Baptist Church with Steve Parker officiating.  There will be no calling hours.

A reception will immediately follow downstairs in the fellowship hall.

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to “Welcome Home Mature Adult Asst Living LLC” 367 Calendar Brook Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851

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Funeral Service
December 15, 2018

2:00 PM
North Danville Baptist Church
4243 Bruce Badger Memorial Hwy
Danville, VT 05828


Welcome Home Mature Adult Asst Living LLC
367 Calendar Brook Road, Lyndonville VT 05851

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