|Monday, November 12, 1956, Vol. 78, No. 21||The Liberal (Richmond Hill)||Page 6, col. 4|
C.N.R. employee for forty years T. J. Patterson dies
Thomas James Patterson, well-known King City C.N.R. station agent for the past 14 years passed away suddenly of coronary thrombosis on November 14 at the Toronto Western Hospital. Mr. Patterson had been at the station for the 8.10 train that morning suffering the attach later on in the day.
He was born and educated at Huntsville and graduated from telegraphy in 1916. He was a station agent for 40 years having been stationed first at Aurora, and from there went to Orillia and Footes Bay and back to Orillia before being stationed at King City. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Telegraphers for a number of years.
He leaves his wife, the former Zelta May Mosely of Aurora and his son Ronald.
Among the many floral tributes were flowers from the Railroad Brothers Telegraphers at Allandale, the CNR employees at Aurora, King, Maple and Concord and the Robinson Clay Products.
Rev. M. R. Jenkinson officiated at the funeral service on Friday, November 16, and the interment was in Aurora Cemetery.