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Born: February 27, 1927

Place of Birth: Darby, PA

Death: March 14, 2012

Place of Death: Millsboro, DE

Occupation: Auto Mechanic





Memorial donations may be made to:
The Laura E. Pattinson Memorial Scholarship Fund, 24 South 3rd Street; Oxford, PA 19363


This memorial provided by:
Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium




Roland M. Pattinson

    February 27, 1927  -  March 14, 2012
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Roland M. Pattinson, Jr., age 85, of Millsboro, DE, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at his home with his loving family by his side. Born on February 27, 1927, in Darby, PA., he was the son of the late Roland M. and Helen (Snyder) Pattinson.

Roland served in the U.S. Army, 9th Traffic Regulation Group during WWII. He was an assistant scout leader of Sharon Hill Troop 107, in Pennsylvania. He also operated Pattinson & Sons Auto Repair in Darby for many years. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1988. Roland loved fishing.

Roland is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Ruth (Smiley) Pattinson of Millsboro; three sons: Roland and wife Karen, Joseph and wife Kimmy and Lawrence Pattinson; six grandchildren: Joyce and husband Mike Sherick, Michelle Pattinson, Nicholas Pattinson and wife Samantha, Matthew Pattinson, Lauren Pattinson and Brittany Pattinson; his sister Irene Murphy; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Roland was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack and George, a sister Virginia, and granddaughter Laura.

Funeral services and interment will be private. Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes, DE.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Laura E. Pattinson Memorial Scholarship Fund, 24 South 3rd Street, Oxford, PA 19363.

Please sign Roland's online guestbook at this site.