Nancy K. (McCollum) Patterson

By Orleans Hub Posted 26 December 2019 at 3:32 pm

Nancy K. (McCollum) Patterson, of the Town of Lockport, passed away at her home on Dec. 24, 2019. She was born March 31, 1938 in Niagara Falls, N.Y., a daughter of the late Doris (Whitt) and Kenneth McCollum.

She was predeceased by her sister, Sandra (McCollum) Parker; mother- and father-in-law, Anna and Carl E. Patterson; and brother-in-law, Elton L. Patterson.

She is survived by her husband, Arden D. Patterson; son, Richard (Denise) Patterson of Tennessee; daughter, Karen (Tim) Searls of Texas; brother, Gary (Susanne) McCollum of Gasport; sister, Joan (Glenn) Shaffer of Lockport; grandsons, Jeremy (Alicia) Searls of Texas, Nicholas (Samantha) Patterson of Tennessee, and Shaun Patterson of Tennessee; sister-in-law, Sharon (Gerald) Fuerch of Pavilion; as well as generations of nieces, nephews and cousins.

At Nancy’s request, there will be no services. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in her name to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport NY 14094; or to Royalton United Methodist Church, 5309 Royalton Center Road, Middleport NY 14105; or to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Sherrie Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main St., Gasport NY 14067. To share a special memory of Nancy, please visit