Passed away peacefully at LHSC – Victoria Hospital with family by her side on February 16, 2020, at the age of 61. Beth was born in London, Ontario on September 15, 1958, to parents Albert and Irene ‘Rene’ (Gould) Patterson. Beth was the much-loved wife of Louise Stonehouse. She is survived by her dear sister Laura Thompson (John), and brother Bruce Player (Judy). Missed by her nieces Buffy (Darrel), and Bobbie (Shawn), nephews Randy, Daniel (Poppy), and Ian Philip, and great-nephews Jacob, and Caleb. Beth was a second mom to Michelle (Arno) and ‘Ice Cream Beth’ to Kaitlin, Audrey and Ben, second mom to Mark and second Grandma to Lily and Marshall. Predeceased by her sister Pat Robinson, and her brother Bill Patterson.
Beth had a big heart full of generosity and compassion. She was a good listener, had great wisdom and was a lot of fun to be around. She spent most of her life in the service of others. As a social worker, she worked for Canadian Mental Health Association for 34 years; a caregiver and mentor to many.
A Celebration of Beth’s Life will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Saturday, March 14th from 2 – 4 PM. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers and honouring Beth’s career, donations to Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex – Exeter Site would be greatly appreciated.