Patricia Rose Palkovic

January 3, 1934 - October 1, 2012

01/03/1934 - 10/01/2012

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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7 years ago

Dave, my sympathy and prayers go out to you, your father, wayne, susan and karen. You and your mother had such a close, loving relationship. i know you were one of the brightest lights of her life, and she, yours. may God surround you with His peace and comfort during this heart breaking time. Brenda

Bobbie Meyers
7 years ago

Karen and family, my sincere condolences on the loss of your mother/loved one! May God hold you gently in the palm of his hands during your time of sorrow. May he bless you with memories of the good times at this time.

John Nardone
7 years ago


I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I will keep you and your family in prayer.

Greg Agresta
7 years ago


My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this diffcult time.


Greg Agresta

Susan Ochs
7 years ago

My deepest sympathy on the lose of a very beautiful lady.

Dan Blake
7 years ago

Palkovic family: Mr Palkovic, Dave, Wayne, Susan, Karen : I am very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I remember the strong support she always gave to all your activities.

Mary Lou & Dave Furbee
7 years ago

Sue, Sam and family – we are so sorry for the loss of your mom. Thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.

Pete and Erin Cuffaro
7 years ago

To the Palkovic Family:

So sorry to hear about Mrs. Palkovic.

She was always a very pleasant and kind person and always had a smile on her face.

Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

With deepest sympathy,

Pete and Erin Cuffaro

Michelle Meyer
7 years ago

Uncle Pal, Dave, Wayne, Sue, Karen, and families, you are in our thoughts and prayers as we fondly remember Aunt Patty. Love,

Michelle, Dave, Rachael, Chloe, Tess, Ethan, and Luke Meyer

Mike Ault
7 years ago

Uncle Pal, Dave, Wayne, Susie, and Karen – and your families – you have our deepest sympathies. Aunt Patty was genuine, loving, and special. I value my childhood memories highly – thank you all for that. I know that Aunt Patty meant the world to my Mom and others. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


Mike Ault and family

Annette Whittemore
7 years ago

We are so sorry to hear of your mom/grandma’s passing. She was such a sweetheart. It seems like just yesterday we were sharing stories at Kelsey’s graduation party. May God give you,your Dad and families the strength and beloved memories to get you through this difficult time. Love, The Whittemore Family