Kenneth M. Patterson, 81, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born March 3, 1938 in Hecla, a son of the late Kenneth and Helen (Bearty) Patterson. He was a graduate of Hurst High School and then worked for Henry Printing immediately following high school. Prior to retirement he had been employed by Allegheny Power for 38 years. He was a member of St. Paul Parish, Greensburg, the Roosevelt Club, Hempfield Twp., and the SNPJ, Carbon. Ken is a retired Army National Guard veteran. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mercedes M. Patterson; and his longtime companion after the death of his wife, Virginia Detore. He is survived by his son, Kenneth J. Patterson and wife Jacqueline, of Greensburg; two daughters, Lisa Paplauckas and husband David, of Elkridge, MD; and Diane Nickoloff and husband Paul, of North Huntingdon; his brother, Paul Patterson, of Hecla; his sister, Helen Errett, of Montana; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Sunday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg. Prayers will begin at 9:30 AM Monday in the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass to be celebrated at 10 AM in St. Paul Parish, Greensburg. Interment will follow in Youngwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital Foundation, 532 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601. www.bachafh.com
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