Walter G “Pup” Patterson, Sr.

Mr. Walter G. “Pup” Patterson Sr., of Lowell, MA., passed away July 7, 2019, at the age of 78 at home with his wife Laurie and his family by his side. Born in Boston, MA on February 4, 1941, he was the son of the late, Garnet S. and Minnie E. (Thayer) Patterson. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1960 to 1964 and then he worked for Georgia-Pacific and Baker commodities as a truck driver until his retirement in 1997.

He enjoyed fishing, working in his garden and taking trips to the casino. He was a friend to everyone he met and would help do anything for anyone. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving him is his wife, Laurie Patterson; his two sons: Walter Patterson Jr. and David Patterson and his wife Kelly; his daughter, Karen Kerchner and her husband Mike; five grandchildren: Tyler, Megan, Ashlee, Maria and Brianna; a great-grandchild, Finn; two brothers: Bobby Patterson and Kenny Patterson; a sister, Laura Tessier as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was also the brother of the late, Jackie Patterson and Nancy Bainton and he was the husband of the late, Billie H. (Feeney) Patterson.

Special thanks to, Ana Hernandez and Jeyline Marte, his care takers who meant the world to him and his hospice team.

Please join us for a Celebration of a Life Well Lived, on Saturday, July 27th from 3 to 7 pm at the home of Karen & Mike Kerchner, 85 Delmont Ave., Lowell, MA, as we gather to remember our loved one Walter “Pup” Patterson.


I am so so so very sorry 😭😢😔😔💔💔 papa/“pup” was such a great man , and always willing to lend a helping hand, and was a very caring , outgoing, funny, positive person. My thoughts are with you all during this time.. papa fought for a long time , and stayed as strong as he could have for such a long time .. i know he’s looking down on all of you , his family/loved ones; right now .. and he forever will.. , again; my condolences to you all, the Patterson / kerchner family 🥀❤️

Pamela Miller

Losing a very old and dear friend is never easy. Wally was a special person to our family. I'm glad he is at peace.


What a great smile he has in that picture. Laurie, he was so blessed to have you.

Scot Miller

I am sorry for your loss. I remember Wally and Billie from when I was a kid. He would sometimes stop by with his GP truck at our house in Sharon. He seem to always be laughing. I wish Wally Jr, David, and Karen well.

Al Lehouillier Sr

Sorry for your loss he was a great man

Christine Poole

Condolences from the Poole family

Dottie Annese

Karen. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Dottie

John J. McGrath

Rest In Peace Marine Walter Patterson Sr., Semper Fi!

Martha Flood

I am so sorry to here this . Walter was one of a kind ... RIP 🙏

Sheila Ayres

I will miss you forever I will keep you in my fondest memories. You were always happy to see me and help me. You were a special man they broke the mold with you. I am glad you are in a better place pain-free. I will see you on the other side someday. With love Sheila Ayres(Urbowicz)

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