Bob is survived by his former wife, Anne Rynearson (Patterson), three children; Robin Greenley, Heuvelton, NY, Susan Gumble, Hop Bottom, PA and R. David Patterson, Factoryville, PA. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Jane and David Patterson, brother, Paul Patterson, and son, Matthew Patterson.
Calling hours will be held at the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 6-7:30pm with a memorial service at 7:30 .
Bob’s love for trains will never be forgotten. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Lackawanna & Wyoming Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, PO Box 3452, Scranton, PA. 18505-0452; for the restoration of Boston & Maine Locomotive #3713