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Hunt Patterson, Jr.
VISITING: Mon., Dec. 1, 2014 from 4-8pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL SERVICE: Tues., Dec. 2, 2014 at 10:00am at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
INTERMENT: Fairmount Cemetery, Chatham
Hunt (Skip) Sterling Patterson, Jr., 88, of Madison, N.J. passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 13, 2014.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at Burroughs, Kohr and Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main Street, Madison, N.J. on Monday, December 1st, from 4:00PM until 8:00 PM. A Memorial Service will take place Tuesday, December 2nd at 10:00 AM at the Funeral Home followed by interment at Fair Mount Cemetery in Chatham, N.J.
Skip was born in Newark, NJ to Katherine and Hunt Sr. on February 2, 1926. He was a graduate of Hillside High School in 1943. After graduation, Skip enlisted in the US Navy and rose to rank of Seaman Third Class. He served his country in World War II from 1943 to 1946 in various bases in the United States finishing in Hawaii.
Following his service he attended both Newark College of Engineering and Montclair State College before starting his career with Whitehead Metals in 1948. Skip retired as a Regional Sales Manager in 1986 after 38 years with Alcan Aluminum (Formerly Whitehead Metals).
He was an avid wood worker and a long time follower of his beloved NY Football Giants. He enjoyed attending his annual Hillside High School Reunions as well as Hamilton Street (where he lived for 63 years) Block Parties. He looked forward to visiting his daughter Laura on Marco Island and attending his grandchildren's sporting events. Maine was the favorite vacation spot of Skip and his beloved wife Annette of 46 years.
He is predeceased by his loving wife, Annette (1997). He will forever be missed by his surviving family Laura and son-in-law John Gunderman of Marco Island, Florida: son Hunt III, daughter-in-law Linda and grandchildren Hunt IV and Colin of Lebanon Township, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society in Skip's memory.