Dale Paul Patterson -  December 7, 2018

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 CATSKILL – After waging a heroic battle against cancer, Dale Paul Patterson, passed into the arms of Jesus on Friday, December 7.  He was 52.

     Dale was born August 16, 1966 in Fallon, NV.  He grew up in Catskill and Coeymans Hollow, NY.  After graduating from R-C-S High School he attended SUNY Binghamton.

     While working 30 + years in retail management, Dale lived in several northeast states, Arizona and Oklahoma.

     Dale was an avid outdoorsman and hunter.  One of the first things he did whenever work required moving to a new state was to research local regulations and obtain all the necessary permits and licenses.

     Highlights of his final months were going to the Adirondacks to his nephew Frank’s hunting camp “Camp Savage” and bow hunting with neighbor David.  Despite his condition, Dale managed a trip in October to say good bye to his friends in Oklahoma.

     While attending a True North base camp in Oklahoma, Dale was reborn on May 5, 2017 and spent his final time on earth witnessing to his faith.

     Dale is survived by his mother, Rosemary Valo; daughter Megan Pescheta; sisters, Melissa Turek and Tina Patterson; nieces, Ashlee Turek and Kelsey (Frank) McDonagh; great-nephew, Mr. Chase Michael McDonagh; his canine companion, Sedona; and aunts, uncles, cousins and many true friends.

  A memorial service for Dale will be held 2 P.M. on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the service starting at 12.  The family would like you to consider in lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Dale to True North Ministries, 2011 W. Danforth Rd, Box 133, Edmond, OK 78003.