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“June, just heard tonight. So sorry. Keeping you on our prayers. LovePat and John ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Pat and John Paulson - fishers, IN

“June, so sorry for you loss, sorry to be so sick right now. I will always remember and cherish my memories of my true friend, Dave. Maybe some day we...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Szalay - Carmel, IN - Friend

“David will be hitting the links in heaven! He will be telling stories with my father.They will be laughing.Hugs to your family. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jill Lyon - Greenfield, IN

“To Aunt June & June,So sorry about your loss. Memories are what help us to heal at these sad times. Uncle David was a great man. Although we had...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Elaine Guy - Indianapolis, IN

“We are so happy we shared all those holidays, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and Myrtle Beach.We'll cherish the memory of them all.Remember the golf...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: william ford - Thornhill - Family

“Dear June, We were very sad to hear Uncle David passed away. We will hold on to the memories of your visits to Canada. My mother remembered when my...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy McGregor - Whitby - Family

“Dear June I will allways remember the cruise I got to share with you and David for your 50th wedding anniversary it was so mutch fun he will be...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Rita kerr - oshawa - Friend

“Dear June and Family,Our deepest sympathy to you and your family at the loss of David. Know that we are thinking of you and your family at this...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Gino & Barb Del Gobbo - Friend

“Dear June and family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless you and comfort you today and...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Martha Barker - Westfield, IN

“Dear June and family, we are so sorry for your loss, please know our thoughts are with you at this sad time ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret and Brian Aird

“I will always remember "Uncle" Dave as a true gentleman who loved his family. He always had a smile and something good to say. He repaired my Ping...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Billy Reid - Plainfield

“Over the past week a flood of memories have come into my mind about Mr. Paterson. Beginning as an 11 year old standing in his kitchen and having...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Lisa Nelson - Indianapolis, IN

“June and family, our thoughts are with you during this sad time. JoAnne and Brian Fuller ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: JoAnne & Brian Fuller Bowmanville

“June, We had so many good times with David. The family gatherings and visits. The holidays in Melbourne Beach, our golf games We have so many...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Al & Rena Del Gobbo - Oshawa

“We will miss you.Love from the McGregor family ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Danny McGregor - Whitby - Family

“We will miss David our long time friend and brother in law. We always had a lot to talk about having grown up in Mossend and attending the same...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Betty and Hugh Lamont - Family

“So sorry for your loss, always enjoyed seeing and chatting with Dave when he visited Oshawa. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Andrew Yule - Oshawa - Friend


David Harroweth Paterson, August 31, 1935 - February 6, 2017, beloved by his wife June Paterson (nee Trench), daughter June Paterson Wray, son-in-law Steve and grandson David Paterson.
David was born in Bellshill, Scotland, to David and Catherine Paterson (nee Robertson). He attended Mossend Public School and Bellshill Academy. David played piano, put together a small jazz group that played at local events, and got into motor cycles especially TT races or motor cross. He entered the Scottish Apprenticeship System and five years later was duly qualified as a Tool and Die Maker. David fulfilled his childhood dream of sailing all over the world, by joining the British Merchant Marine as a Junior Engineering Officer, and quickly moved up through the ranks. He had many stories of his time at sea and said he always picked his next ship by its destination - it had to be going somewhere he hadn't been before.
Finally he returned home and met his childhood friend, June, and, as he had always intended, married her. He answered a newspaper ad for engineers who would build parts for the Sikorsky Helicopter and that brought him, wife June and daughter June to Indiana. During this time he began to play golf and became a low handicap player. His favorite place was Ironwood Golf Course and the Men's Club that played every Saturday. David moved onward to Allison Gas Turbine/Rolls Royce where he was respected by everyone on the shop floor. He retired but was not done yet. Once again his engineering skills came to the fore when he was hired by the Studebaker Company, Greenfield, In., and was still working there when he left us. This was his last hurrah….but one that sustained his desire to work and to be a contributing factor in this world. His family will remember him with love; his friends will remember him for his humor and generosity. Well done thou good and faithful servant! Visitation for David Paterson is Friday, February 10, 2017 from 4:00-6:00p.m. at Hendryx Mortuary, Cumberland Chapel, 11636 E. Washington St., Indianapolis 46229 with the funeral service beginning at 6:00p.m. Charitable contributions may be made to the American Heart Association-Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674, or envelopes will be available at the funeral home.