Janet Louise (Messick) Patteson, 78, of Annville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at her home.  She was born Tuesday, January 19, 1943, in Harrisburg to the late Howard L. and Miriam E. (Hostetter) Messick.  She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, A. Basil Patteson.

She graduated from Hershey High in 1960 and was a faithful member of St. John’s E.C. Church-Steelstown.  Janet owned and operated Pat & Son Service Center in Annville, serving as Secretary and Treasurer.  She enjoyed traveling the world on business trips with her husband and their many friends.  Boating in Raystown and snowmobiling in Potter County and Canada were among her favorite destinations.  Most of all, she dedicated her life to the Lord, family, and friends.

She is survived by a son, Eric B. Patteson, and wife LeeAnn, of Harrisburg; a daughter, Lori Ann Peters and husband Robert, of Annville; a grandson, Kyle R. Elliott and wife Sara, of Mt. Gretna; a sister-in-law, Linda Messick, of Lititz.  She was predeceased by a grandson, Blake Robert Peters; and a brother, Howard “Buzz” Messick.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 13, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s E.C. Church, 683 Steelstown Road, Annville, PA 17003 with Pastor Jeff Berger officiating.  Family and friends are invited for viewing from 9:00 a.m. until time of the service at the church.  Burial will follow in St. John’s U.M. Church Cemetery, Grantville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to her church’s “newly purchased organ fund” or online at www.ilovestjohns.org.  Condolences and memories may be made at www.finkenbinderfamily.com.  Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA 17078 has been entrusted with the arrangements.