A funeral service took place Jan. 12 for Bascom Patterson, 89, of West New York. He passed away Jan. 7. Born in Lenoir, N.C. he was a retired perfumer for Faberge Fragrance Co. of Ridgefield Park. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII. He was the husband of the late Eunice (nee: Knight); father of Brenda Patterson Toppin; brother of Stanley Patterson and Zeta Phillips; also survived by nieces and nephews. Services arranged by the Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.