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Vivian Ruth Pata

March 16, 1934 - June 28, 2016

Vivian Ruth Pata of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Belmont Manor after  struggling with alzhiemers for six years.

She was born March 16, 1934 in Martins Ferry, Ohio a daughter of the late Walter and Lena Wilson Leach.

She was a homemaker, a dedicated wife and mother. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Leach.

She is survived by her husband, Philip G. Pata, four children, Philip G. (Lisa) Pata, Ronald D. (Kurt Appel) Pata, Mariann (Dwayne Wilson) Pata and Julann (Sam) Sacco and her sister-in-law, Loretta Closser. Also her grandchildren, Zac (Alyssa) Pata, Kaz Pata, Luca Bressler, Ariana Sacco, Theia Bressler and Gia Sacco, her great granddaughter, Sophia Pata and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, Ohio on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio at 10 am with Fr. Ed Maxfield, as Celebrant. Entombment in the Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Vigil services will be held on Friday at 4 pm in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church by going to To donate please CLICK HERE.


Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, July 1, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home

204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 2, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am


St. Mary Catholic Church - St. Clairsville, Ohio

212 W Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, July 2, 2016

Time: 10:45 am - 11:30 am


Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel

Pleasant Grove, OH

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