Neil McDonald Paterson

06 Oct 1938 - 14 Mar 2021

Neil McDonald Paterson

06 Oct 1938 - 14 Mar 2021

Peacefully at home with his family on Sunday 14 March 2021, aged 82.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Jocelyn, and the late Janice.  Loved father and father-in-law of Denise, Wayne and Marie, Grant and Karen, Craig and Kelly, Michael and Ngaio.  Loving Poppa of Jordan, Ben; Joshua; Chloe, Courtney, Monique; Ella, Lachy, Ashton; Ivy, and Owen.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Yvonne and Bill Cameron.

Messages for the Paterson family may be left on Neil’s tribute page In preference to flowers please consider a donation to Hospice Taranaki.

A service to celebrate Neil’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 23 March 2021 at 2.00pm, a private cremation will be held. 

For those unable to attend, Neil’s funeral will be live streamed via his tribute page.


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Condolences to the family. You've lost a loved one and I've lost a long-time very good friend. RIP Neil.


our thoughts are with you all in the sad loss of Neil. His love and memories wil be with you all, every day.
Our deepest sympathy
Annette and Merv Bain.

Merv Bain ( 16 Mar 2021 )

You weren't supposed to go so soon, but you did it your way.Glad I got to see you one last time. Our love to Jocelyn and family.

Heather Alley ( 16 Mar 2021 )

Jocelyn, Grant, Karen and families. ⁣⁣Another fine man now at rest. God bless you Neil RIP

Colleen Holdt ( 16 Mar 2021 )