Patricia Palkovic

PALKOVIC, Patricia Rose, 78, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Monday, October 1, 2012 at Liza’s Place.

She was born January 3, 1934, in Wheeling, a daughter to the late Walter C. and Catherine (Diss) Burke. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wheeling and was a retired switchboard operator for Wheeling Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Charlotte Ochs, and her brother-in-law, Bob Ochs.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard Palkovic; two sons, David Palkovic and his wife Theresa of Wheeling, and Wayne Palkovic and his wife Shelley of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two daughters, Susan Furbee and her husband Sam of Columbus, Ohio, and Karen Palkovic of Wheeling; two sisters, Germaine Ault and her husband Joe of Pataskala, Ohio, and Sharon O’Leary and her husband Bill of Wheeling; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, W.Va.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, Ohio 43943.

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