Lana J. Purtiman

September 6, 1946 - March 12, 2015

09/06/1946 - 03/12/2015

Lana J. Purtiman, 68, of Lafferty, OH died Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice.
She was born September 6, 1946 a daughter of the late John and Frances Beal Thomas.
She was a former Licensed Practical Nurse and Catholic by faith. She enjoyed traveling, computer games and crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Audrey Bucco.
Surviving are her two children Ray Purtiman Jr. of Lafferty, and Carol Mark Davolio of St.Clairsville, her brother John Thomas , Lafferty, and two sisters Delores Bud Tracey, Bridgeport, OH and Darlene Podgorski, Olmstead Falls, OH, several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 9:00 am until the time of Lana’s memorial service at 10:30 am Tuesday at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory St.Clairsville, OH with Fr. Thomas Chillog officiating.
Private interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lafferty.
Memorial contributions may be made Valley Hospice.
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Patricia C Carter
8 years ago

An offering of sincere condolence to The Purtiman Family. May peace and blessings be your main stay at your hour of loss of a precious member of your family.

Nicole, you have our support and prayers.


Patricia C. Carter

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Jason Thomas & Family
8 years ago

Aunt Lana will be dearly missed. May God bless and provide peace for all of the family and her friends. Heaven’s gain is our loss for now but we shall all meet again one day. Lots of love Aunt Lana, Jason, Christi, Johnathon & Anthony Thomas

Bria Didszun
8 years ago

Carol and Ray,

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. May memories of her stay with you for a lifetime and comfort you at this time.


Bria Didszun

Jerry & Rosemary Speranza
8 years ago

Carol, Raymond and family. You have our Deepest Sympathy. Lana was a special lady, always smiled and loved by all. God Bless all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace sweet Lana. Until we meet again, you will be missed. Love always Jerry & Rosemary

Joyce Shrodes
8 years ago

Had many good time with Lana and

family. Going to miss Lana. Very

good person. Very Sorry for family, sending prayers

Sandy Wilson
8 years ago

I can’t express how sorry I am to hear this. R.I.P. dear Lana….fly with the many memories from when we lived in Lafferty then on to high school…You will be missed gal….Love Ya ol’ friend….my sympathy to all the family…will see you again………

Theresa Smith
8 years ago

I would like to send the family my sincere condolences. I pray that God provides you all with the strength, and support needed in order to endure. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. Friend of Nicole Podgorski. Love you NeNe

Nancy Southard
8 years ago

John and family, Kenny and I are so very sorry to hear of your loss! We will keep you and yours in our thoughts and prayers.

Nancy and Kenny Southard

Edna Lucas
8 years ago

Lana was a good friend. I worked with her for several years. My condolences to the family.

Evelyn Jones
8 years ago

My deepest Condolences to your family. May the “God of all comfort” be with you in your time of grief. -2 Corinthians 1:3,4

Christine Cole-Graham
8 years ago

Please accept my deepest sympathy, in Lana’s passing. I have known her for many years and my heart is heavy.

Charles &Margaret Mcgary
8 years ago

Ray, Carol and Family We are sorry for your loss we have been praying for you all. Your Mother has been through so much and is finally at peace.Love your neighbors Charlie and Margaret McGary

Ruth Saffell
8 years ago

Raymond and Family So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Thinking of you at this sad time.

John Tracy
8 years ago

We are saddened upon hearing of Lana’s passing. Sister Dolores, husband Bud, sons John, Mark, and Kevin…she will always be deeply remembered in our hearts

Sue Bartnicki
8 years ago

With deepest sympathy to Raymond & Carol & all of the family. Prayers & HUGGS to you all.

8 years ago

Your family has my deepest sympathy. I am so sorry for your loss. Ms. Lana was loved and she will be dearly missed. Though now you are grieving, please remember that you are not alone. Psalm 46:1 says, “God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress.” Pray to Him for strength. He will really help you Isaiah 41:10 because He cares for you 1 Peter 5:7.