BANGOR – Marlene J. Patterson, 68, wife of the late John W. Patterson, died Aug. 19, 2013, at her home in Bangor. She was born June 1, 1945, in Bridgeport, Conn., the daughter of Cecil and Wilma Steele.
Marlene worked for many years in nursing. She trained and worked at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, and worked for Stillwater Healthcare for 14 years. She also worked private duty and home health care before retiring.
Surviving is one daughter, Molly J. Patterson of Fountain, Colo. She was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, John Patterson in 2009. She was the rock and foundation for many and was loved and will be remember by all.
Marlene requested that no formal service be held. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Lafayette Cancer Center, care of EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931. Arrangements by Kiley-Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. Condolences to her family may be offered by mail to the Patterson Family, 42 Husson Ave., Apt. F1, Bangor, ME 04401; or at www.kileyandfoley.com.