Stewart F. Paterson
July 3, 1924 – June 25, 2019
Stewart F. Paterson, age 94 of McCandless Township, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Margot W. (Wickstrom) Paterson; his four daughters; Gena Robertson and her spouse Craig of Port Jervis, NY, Karin Marcus of Lusby, MD, Rosanne Fredriksen and her spouse James of Lincoln, VT and Lisa Paterson of Ross Township; also his six grandchildren Guinevere Fredriksen, Aurora Fredriksen and her spouse Joseph Deville, Kiera Robertson, Kelsey Marcus and her spouse Cesar Rodriguez, Heather Blair and her spouse Brian and Stewart Robertson also two great-granddaughters, Astrid and Iris Deville. He was preceded in death by his parents the late, Henry Thomas and Anne Paterson and his sister Grace Paterson.
Stewart served his country honorably during World War II in the Army Corp of Engineering while in the Philippines. He graduated from Newark College of Engineering (NJIT) and received his Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. From 1952 until 1987, he worked for Westinghouse in various capacities, among which was Program Administrator for the Lunar Camera Program for NASA and Westinghouse Health Systems. Between 1982 and 1999, he traveled extensively as an International Consultant in Corporate Management, Operations Research and Inventory Control.
He also taught college during those years at Elmira College, York College and the University of Vermont, graduate school.
His whit, competitive nature and sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who loved him. He was a great role model for both family and friends. Our lives will forever be changed for knowing him.
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Family suggests memorial donations to the Northland Public Library, 300 Cumberland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 or Charity of Choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc. (412-364-4444). Condolences may be shared at www.brandtfuneralhome.com.
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Stewart F. Paterson
June 27, 2019
Stewart was so interesting, warm, quick-whittled, smart and enjoyable. Even though he had some difficulty hearing you at times, it was always worth speaking up to get his reply; never disappointed. His combination of intelligence, introspection and integrity was very rare, very invigorating. I value the wood-working pieces he made for us very highly. It’s hard to think of a world without him, but his relatives and friends now have another angel in heaven looking out for us.
June 26, 2019
Mr Paterson was able to live his life in a wonderful balance between an extraordinary career and being an exceptional family man.
So rare, so inspirational.
June 26, 2019
He was our elder statesman at Stonebrook Village who can never be replaced. He helped steer the community from the very beginning as a board member. His wisdom and guidance meant so much to all of us. Who will now send us those humorous brunch notices that we all looked forward to receiving? Being a true Scot , he told everyone that he was going to outlive the lifetime warranty on his pacemaker so he can get his moneys worth. It was just a joy to be around him. We will miss him deeply.
Linda and Skitch Kalcevic