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Patricia Marie “Pat” Christian, 88, of Wintersville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Sienna Woods. She was born November 12, 1929 in Brilliant, OH a daughter of the late Frank J. and Sara M. Swearingen Reitter. She graduated from Wellsburg High School in 1947. Pat was a member of Wintersville United Methodist Church, Methodist Women’s Club and Order of the Eastern Star Unionport Chapter #360. Preceding Pat in death were her son William “Bud” Johnston; granddaughter Meghan Christian and four sisters Betty Biewen, Marge Hunter, Della Latimer and Dorothy Atwell. Surviving are her husband, whom she married June 12, 1966, Herbert H. “Herk” Christian; two daughters Leslie (Bob) Jolly of Shady Springs, WV and Glenda Jo Fordyce of Steubenville, OH; four sons Joseph (Brenda) Johnston of Follansbee, WV, Gary Johnston of Steubenville, OH, Scott (Melody) Christian of Hopedale, OH and Herb (Kelli) Christian of Winterville, OH; daughter-in-law Judy Johnston of Follansbee, WV; brother Frank (Irene) Reitter of Wellsburg, WV; sister Gervious Isinghood of Florida; brother-in-law Dr. James W. (Loretta) Cottrell of Steubenville, OH; ten grandchildren; many great grandchildren; many great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Dunlope – Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Friday 3 – 7 p.m. and at Wintersville United Methodist Church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Clint Quillen officiating. Burial at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV. Memorial donations may be directed to Wintersville United Methodist Church, 702 Main Street, Wintersville, OH 43953.