Dorothy M. Patterson

December 18, 1920 - January 15, 2015

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At the request of the family, services will be private for Mrs. Patterson.

Dorothy M. Patterson, 94, of Waterboro, died January 15, 2015 in Kennebunk.

Mrs. Patterson was born Dorothy May Heckett on December 18, 1920 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the daughter of Bert and Jane Heckett.  A long-time resident of Connecticut, she moved to Waterboro in 1985.  Dorothy first married Albert Garber, Sr. in 1943 in Bridgeport; she later remarried in 1972 and was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Patterson of Biddeford.

She was also predeceased by her brother, Bert Heckett, Jr. and sister, Jane Pietsch.

Dorothy was a retiree of the Bridgeport Police Department where she had worked for over twenty years.

Dorothy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Albert and Diane Garber of Santa Fe, New Mexico; her grand-daughter Ariana Garber of San Francisco, CA; her sister, Irene Greenslade of Roseville, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home, at 47 Oak Street in Alfred, is respectfully handling arrangements.


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