FRY, Patrick H.

FRY, Patrick H., 71, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born July 19, 1941, in Dillonvale, OH, a son of the late William and Helen Bruzda Fry.

Patrick was a retired clerk for Oglebay-Norton’s Saginaw Mine, a US Army Veteran and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church having served as an usher and the St. Clairsville American Legion Post No. 159.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Evelyn Proctor, Anna Mae Lannum, Mary Florence Brown and Dolores Galloway.

Surviving are his loving wife of 50 years, Mary Anne Mysona Fry of St. Clairsville; a daughter, Deb (Pete) Yochum of Wheeling, WV; a son, Robert “Bob” (Stacey) Fry of Columbus, OH; two brothers, John (Rose) Fry of Rayland, OH and Timothy (Pam) Fry of Dayton, OH; two grandchildren, Zak and Haley Yochum both of Wheeling; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home 204 West Main Street, St. Clairsville with a vigil service at 5 p.m.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Friday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Gossett as celebrant. Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association 471 East Broad Street, Suite 1630 Columbus, OH 43215.

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