Surrounded by his family at home, Donald Weldon Paterson, husband of Mildred (Jackson) Paterson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the age of 82.
Don was a member of New Canaan Baptist Church and worked for JD Irving for 35 years.
Born on January 7, 1938 in Canaan, NB, he was the son of the late Robert and Effie (Small) Paterson. Besides his wife of 62 years, he will be sadly missed by son Michael (Donna) Paterson, and daughter Tammy (George) Black; four grandchildren, Vanessa Black (Samuel), Robert (Heather) Paterson, Stephanie (Chad) McCann, and Kelsey Black (Matt); two great grandchildren, James Paterson and Lydia McCann, and furry companion Lucky. Survived also by sisters Theresa Kincade and Barbara Wood, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by children Debbie and Freddie; brothers Wallace, Junior and Ken Paterson; sisters Mabel Evans and Stella Sleep.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will be a private family service at New Canaan Baptist Church. Arrangements are in the care of Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800). Interment at New Canaan cemetery.
Thank you to Dr. Morton and Extra-Mural girls and special thanks to Patricia and Tammy.
If desired, memorial donations to the New Canaan Cemetery or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.