Douglas Paul Patterson

Douglas Paul Patterson

February 27, 1958 - September 20, 2022

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Douglas Paul Patterson

Douglas Paul Patterson of Lockport NY peacefully passed away Tuesday September 20, 2022. Born February 27, 1958 in Barker, he was the son the late Richard P. Patterson and Margaret Swarthout.

He retired after 30 years at General Motors while continuing to follow his passion as the owner of Patterson's General Contracting, where he tirelessly worked doing what he loved.

Douglas is survived by his children Michael Patterson, Brandi Fraser and Walter Fraser; his divorced wife Mary Jo Patterson; sisters Cheryl Patterson, Billie Jo (Joseph) Colson and the late Renaute (Thomas) Clare; grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation. A Graveside Service will be held October 1, 2022 at Elmwood Cemetery, 151 Harvester Ave, Batavia NY 14020 at 1:30 pm. A Celebration of Doug's Life will be celebrated at the ELKS Lodge #41, 6791 North Canal Rd., Lockport NY 14094 at 3:30 pm. Arrangements by the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara Street, Lockport.


  1. Vickie D'Angelo on September 30, 2022 at 1:07 pm

    To Doug’s family, Was saddened to hear of Doug’s passing. Doug was a hard working, kind and generous man, if needed he was there, I will remember him with fondness and respect. Doug helped repair and rebuilt two of my families homes.
    Vickie Verity-D’Angelo

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