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Peacefully at her home in Baltimore, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in her 61st year. Beloved wife of Donald. Loving mother of Jenna, Sarah, Kaylen and Leah. Dear sister of Michael Kelly, Jackie Westrick and Tony Kelly. Ita will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. A celebration of Ita’s life will be held at a later date. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:
Heart and Stroke
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Don and family, I’m so sorry for your tremendous loss. May you find peace and comfort in your sweet memories. Jody ❤️
Don we are so sad to hear the news. Talking with Ita at the market last year was always a bright spot in the day. She will be missed by many including all of us. My deepest sympathies for you and your family.
I was deeply saddened to hear of Ita's passing. Ita had a big impact on me during a pivotal time in my life. I'll never forget everything Ita did to grow our pony club and its teams, in particular for PPG, D-Rally and Tetrathalon. Ita was always so supportive of me, lending me horses, trailering my horses and giving me rides and a place to sleep so that I could pursue my passion. Those competitions are some of my best memories. I remember the Pattersons as such a loving, close and fun family and am so sorry for their loss. Love Thomasin
Ita,was not only my friend. She was my rock. She always knew exactly what to say to me. She knew when I was down. She would just give that beautiful smile with her little quirk in her eye knod her head to come for a walk. She taught me so many life lessons at work and during our private times with our families. She cherished her family time. Never wanting her time with her family interrupted by work. She would at times just pick up the phone call, me to say that I was on her mind. There really are no words to express how much Ita meant to me. She truly was an amazing woman. As an RN you couldn't ask for a better nurse to work along side of. She was a wonderful mother always telling me about her four girls. I recall her telling me about Jenna making a graduation dress for her sister. Ita's eyes just sparkled. Oh how proud she was. She would talk often about her girls going into competition riding their horses. The Royal Winter Fair (4h club) were exhausting for her but she would never let the girls know. How she looked forward to going back and forth to Toronto. Just seeing her girls riding in competition was well worth it. This lady was the epitome of a nurse,mother and most importantly a wife to her beloved Don. It is with great sadness that I am writing this. I love you Ita Patterson you will forever be in my heart my cherished friend. Lenora Neil
So sorry for the loss of your beloved wife and mom.I worked with Ita many years ago at the old WhitbyPsych.She was a kind caring nurse.An altogether beautiful person.RIP.
Don, Jenna, Sarah, Leah and Kaylen. Words won’t ever be enough when talking about Ita. She was an awesome role model for us girls and I always and will Always respect her. She, was a great help for my mom As mom knew nothing about horses and she taught my mom how to be a “horse mom”. Ita will always feel like a second mom to me as she took the role when needed. I’ll miss her and I know she’s so proud of you girls. She raised strong independent women and in that way, her legacy will live on.
My husband and I both had the pleasure of working with Ita. Our kids liked it too when we would bring home the syrup. She was always fun to work with and I loved her horse stories. She will be greatly missed.
Dear Don, my sincere condolences to you and your family. Thinking of you. Veronica Derry
To Don & Family, My deepest condolences for your loss, yet a celebration of the joy Ita brought to so many lives. Life is short, yet a long road it is the loving memories we share that last forever, hold close those whom you love and cherish and celebrate the joy and loving experience you shared. My God bless you, your family and all those whom you love.
Donny@Family All my Love Thoughts@Prayers are with you all in this very difficult times.Cherish the wonderful memories.Love Karen xo💗
Donny Iam so sorry...I do not know how to contact you privately but my thoughts are with you ....Iam a widow now also & I understand what you are going through. Love You & miss you cousin .Feel free to reach me on my email anytime . Iam at work in northern SK. right now but emails will reach me .
Kaylen and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My love, thoughts are prayers are with you. Judy and family
Heartfelt condolences to all the family as you go through this most difficult time. 🙏
May your memories bring you comfort at this difficult time.
We are so very sad to hear of Ita's passing. Many great memories of the happy days on Carnaby Cres. Our condolences go to all the family. RIP in the arms of your dear Mum and Dad.
I am so sad to hear the passing of Ita. We started working together at Whitby Psychiatric Hospital, now, Ontario Shores. Enjoying the times on NPU. Ita made the shifts fun to work. Rest in peace and condolences to the family.
Dear Jackie , Michael and Tony we are sending our love to you all at this very sad time . We have very fond memories of Ita. From your cousins , Heather , Peter and Andrea xx
My sincere condolences to all of Itas family. I was lucky to work with Ita at Whitby. Her calm, quiet, pleasant demeanor made a shift run smooth. Ita was a great nurse and loved talking about her family & horses. It was a pleasure working with her. R.I.P. Ita 🙏
So sorry to hear this sad news of Ita’s passing. She was a lovely sweet lady. I had the pleasure of working with her for many years she was a great nurse . Have many great memories. My thoughts are with you all she loved her family. Rest In Peace Sweet Lady.
Jenna, Jordon & family-So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I hope you and your family can find smiles through the memories and surround yourself with loved ones to get you through the most difficult days. Sending lots of love Stacie
So sad to hear of the to the to soon passing of a lovely lady. Always enjoyed working with Ita she was a wonderful caring nurse. We all were aware of her love of her family. God Bless.
Condolences for your loss, Don. All your friends at Cobourg Farmer's Market are sending love.
Don, I am heartbroken to hear about Ita. I am so sorry. I'll never forget the day she offered to deliver our maple syrup order to the house, and when she got here she found me frantically trying to wrap the kids' Christmas gifts before they got home from school. I had just run out of tape, and she, without hesitation, drove home and came back minutes later with a brand new role of tape for me. I will never forget that simple yet significant act of kindness and how in that moment she made me feel so proud to be a part of this community. I feel so blessed to have met her. Sending our love.
Sadden to hear of Ita's passing. She was such a great person we enjoyed many a laugh together. She will be greatly missed. Love Stephen, Lynne & Emily
My sincere condolences and sympathy to the families. Ita you were a lovely nurse to work with, may you be a peace and rest, and may your new journey of life be a wonderful one!
I am so sorry for your families loss. I working with Ita at Ontario Shores, she was a beautiful, caring nurse. She spoke often about her wonderful family she was very proud of. You will be sadly missed.
So sorry for your loss. Cherish the memories. God Bless 🙏
Omg she was such a amazing woman Always a good shift working with her. Rest In Peace lady and condolences to her family she was a lovely lady
I am so sorry for your loss, this is such a shock, you know how much I loved your mom. She was an amazing woman, and I have the best memories of laughter at the horse shows with her, and parties at your house.She will be truly missed. All my love To each and everyone of you, Esther and John Johnston
So very sorry to hear this sad news...Ita was a beautiful woman...inside and out,and an amazing nurse!!.. I feel very privledged to have known and worked with her...You will be sadly missed by so many people...RIP my friend <3
Don and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking to Ita at the Farmer's Market. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
I am so so sorry for your loss. I worked with Ita many times over the years. A caring, hard working, compassionate nurse who always made our shifts as pleasant as they could be. My heart breaks at her passing. RIP sweet girl, you will be missed.
Kaylen, Don and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
So very sorry for your loss, I had the pleasure of working with Ita. She was a lovely lady and a great nurse. Sending the family all our support and love
Sorry for your families loss. I worked with Ita at Whitby Psychiatric Hospital. She was a great nurse
Omg I'm shocked. It was a pleasure to work with you on NPU . We had so much fun and many laughs.U loved your family dearly. RIP Ita xo
Don, So sad to hear this news. Heartfelt sympathies to you and all of the family. Keep telling the stories of adventure with Ita and let all of those great memories help sooth your soul. Angie Currie
Our sincere condolences to Don and family on the loss of a beloved matriarch. There are no words to express how deeply we feel for you at this time of grieving. Tony, Michael and Jackie, the loss of a sister is truly one of great sorrow. You grew up together, you learned together and I imagine you've been in trouble together. Remember the good times and carry that love in your heart always. Much love, Tara and Kevin
I am so very sorry for your loss. I will never forget seeing Ita’s sweet face at various schooling events at St. Joseph’s and St. Mary’s. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.
Don , I’m so terribly sorry for your loss. I enjoyed meeting Ita and our fun conversations at the market . My Saturday’s were better after a visit with Ita . Please accept my sincere condolences. You and your family are in my thoughts . Take good care my friend .
So sorry for the loss of your sister Mike. My prayers for you and your family.
I'm so sorry for your loss, Don, Jenna and family. I've been missing seeing Ita's smiling face and always enjoyed our conversations at Cobourg REKO. My deepest condolences, Brenda Mac and my brother, Russ
I am a friend of the late David Kelly,Ita's late father...I sing at St Joseph the Worker Choir in Oshawa. Dave spoke very highly of Ita. He loved her and was very proud of Ita. My sincere and deepest Condolences to all the family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!! Isabella Portelli.
Condolences to Don Jenna Kaylen Sarah and Leah. Ita was great friend and we have so many memories over the years. So many fun horse adventures together and good times at the camp. You always knew when the Patterson’s showed up no one would go away hungry. She had made enough for everyone. She was a very proud Mom of her girls. We are here for all of you. She has a special place in our hearts.
From myself, my daughter and my parents, we are sending loving thoughts and energy to your family. We are so sorry for your loss.
Our family has the most wonderful memories of Ita during our families' shared Pony Club and Hunt Club adventures. Ita was someone worth knowing. Our deepest condolences, from Lavinia, Richard and family.
To the Kelly and Patterson families you my deepest condolences so sorry for your loss To Tony my friend there are no words but l’m sure you got a lot of great memories of you and your sis ,chin up bro hang on to those beautiful memories l got your back if you need to vent take care man hope to see ya soon .
Ita is great you missed by all of us. She was like a second mom always graciously shared her home. From garage parties and swimming in her pool. She judge our dives and jumps all day long. She was a great role model and taught me many lessons along the way. We will miss you and you laughs. Xoxo
My heart aches for all those Ita left behind. Sending my deepest condolences. Ita allowed me to spend as much time at her house as my own as a kid. She was always so willing to share her home, and always had words of advice or an ear to listen. She will be missed. Sending so much love -Ashley
We are so very sorry for your loss. Ita was always a friend in need, especially when I (Jodi) needed some one to back up a horse trailer. Ita was a second mom to many of her daughters’ friends. She had high expectations of them as well as her own girls and took great pride in all their. accomplishments. Jenna, Sarah, Kaylen and Leah. You know she wasn’t perfect but she loved you all so much and would do anything for you Most of all, she enabled you to become the wonderful women you are today She was a woman of many talents and was certainly never boring. She didn’t pussyfoot around anything. She worked hard and had no time for slackers Don. We know the last year or so hasn’t been easy. You’re going to miss her. You know we’re here for you. Love and friendship from Mike, Jodi and Devin
My sincere condolences on the loss of a wonderful mother, wife and person. Ita was a dedicated volleyball mother and I enjoyed many a good visit with her. I know she will be deeply missed. Vickie and Neil Dickinson and family
Ita, always a ray of sunshine, heaven will be gloriously sunny with your presence.
Dear Patterson Family ....our hearts are broken, for you and all that loved Ita. We will miss her beautiful smile and sweet disposition... Years and miles never dulled our friendship...it was a privilege to have known her.
Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your wife and mom. Ita was a wonderful person, who helped out (many moons ago) at with our Breakfast and lunch programs at our local grade school. Always one to pitch in and help. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this sad time.
I am so sorry for your loss. Ita was an amazing person and she raised an amazing family. Lots of fond memories with the NCR. She always had a smile for everyone.
Our sincerest sympathies to Don and all the girls. I did not know her too well, but I do know that she was loved and loved her family very much. Hugs to all.
Ita was such a wonderful person inside and out and she shared that with all that she met. Sending our deepest condolence to Don, Jenna, Sarah, Kaylen and Leah and their families. Love and Prayers, Mike, Kim, Michael, Heather and Megan Behan
Sincerest sympathies from the Clarey Family. Ita was a wonderful person, she will be remembered and missed greatly. Thinking of each of you - Don, Jenna, Sarah, Kaylen, Leah and family. HUGS
A beautiful lady in presence and soul. My sincerest sympathies for you, Don and family, at this time of loss. I will remember Ita for her kindness and smile.