Patricia I. Bates, 80 of Bellaire, Ohio died Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She was born September 2, 1938 in Wheeling, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Raymond J. and Cecelia M. Lyden Wheeler.
Pat was a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio, Catholic Womens Club and the Catch the Spirit Faith Group.
Surviving are her husband, Roland D. “Bud” Bates,whom she married on November 2, 1959; her daughters, Sheila (John) Blackmore of Bellaire, Ohio, Erin (Steve) Whorton of Bridgeport, Ohio and Patricia (Ron) Martos of Washington, Pennsylvania, two sisters, Cecilia McMillen of Bellaire, Ohio and Maureen (George) Predragovich of Martins Ferry, Ohio and three brothers, Ray Wheeler of Woodbury, Minnesota, Bill (Donna) Wheeler of Shadyside, Ohio and Joe (Julia) Wheeler of Rayland, Ohio and her dear friend, Carol Troll of St. Clairsville, Ohio. Also five grandchildren, Jeremiah Blackmore, Cecelia Blackmore, Kyle Whorton, Braden Martos and Cody Martos and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10 am at the St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Interment in the Mt Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church by going to TMCFunding.com.
Share your thoughts and memories with Pat’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com
Sheila, very sorry to hear about your mothers passing. I am sure she touched many people like yourself.
Dear Bud, Sheila, Trish, Erin and families,
You are in our hearts and prayers during this most difficult time of losing your beautiful wife and mother. We have felt close to Aunt Pat thru our relationship with Maureen and George and of course our daughter in law Patricia. She was a wonderful God Mother to Patricia. Much love and heartfelt wishes.
So sorry for your loss. You guys are like family to us. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you.
Bud,Shelia,Erin,Tricia and Maureen,
Your in my thoughts and prayers.
May you fly high gone but never forgotten
Sending thoughts and prayers to you during this difficult time. May you all find comfort in your faith, knowing you will be together again someday.
My thoughts and prayers for Mrs. Bates’s family and friends!
Roland, Sheila, Erin and Patricia please accept my sorrow for your loss. I have many fond memories of Pat all through school. My prayers are with you.
Sheila, Erin, Patricia My prayers and thoughts are with you and your families. Your mother was such a wonderful person.
Tricia, Ron, Braden, and Cody,
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. May your joyful memories of her give you peace at this difficult time.