Born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, David H. Paterson, son, cousin, brother, scout, trombone player, debater, grew a mustache much to his mom’s displeasure, Nova Scotia Tech graduate ’58, chemical engineer, skier, golfer, tennis player, dancer, lobster enthusiast, executive for 30 years in the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, husband, uncle, father, model railroader, not at the bottom of the stairs with a stopwatch, bass choir member, grew a beard to his mother’s consternation, church trustee, driller of holes into new furniture to his wife’s consternation, father-in-law, grandfather, model boater, oenophile and traveller, has died in his 86th year and rejoined his beloved wife Pauline (Kovachik) in the hereafter.
He leaves behind his daughters Susan (John) and Lisa (David R.); his son David A. (Jennifer); five grandchildren Henry, Alex, and Ryan, Rachel and Hudson; his brother George (Carole); sister-in-law Millie (the late Bill); brother-in-law Rick (Penny); cousins Alice, Grace, Alan, Peter and Margaret; nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and friends across Canada and around the world.
He is also predeceased by his parents Henry and Mary (Coutts) Paterson, as well as his cherished in-laws Bessie (the late Laverne), Anne (the late Irv), his niece Linda (Rai) and nephew Gary (Margaret).
Due to the pandemic, there will be no visitation or memorial service. A private burial will take place at a later date. If you should wish to make a donation in David’s memory, we ask that you please consider the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. www.chpca.ca/donate
1935 2020 (age 85)
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de David H Paterson 1935 2020 (age 85)..
Décès pour la Ville:Ottawa, Province: Ontario