Margaret Patterson of Scio celebrated her 95th birthday on Tuesday May 17, 2011 then went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 19th in Sunnyslope Nursing Home, Bowerston.

Born in Perth Amboy, N.J. she was the last surviving child of 13 to the late Albert and Helen Molnar Chereek.

She was preceded in death by her husband Elva L. Patterson; a son Mark Patterson; a daughter Margaret “Peggy” Jackson Smith.

Services will be held Tuesday May 24 at 11 a.m. in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Rev. Jack Visser officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain. Friends may call Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

A full obituary will appear in the May 28 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.