Sister Paschal Riviezzo, SSJ

October 20, 1921 - November 14, 2003

10/20/1921 - 11/14/2003

Past Services

Visitation
Sunday November 16, 2003
1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mount St. Joseph
137 Mount St. Joseph Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Service
Monday November 17, 2003
10:00 am
Mt. Saint Joseph
Pogues Run Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Cemetery
Monday November 17, 2003
11:00 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Sister Paschal Riviezzo, a Sister of Saint Joseph for 59 years, died at Mount Saint Joseph on Friday, November 14, 2003.

She was the daughter of Vincent and Rose Micariello Riviezzo of Syracuse, New York. In baptism she was given the name of Antoinette Riviezzo. Her early education was at Our Lady of Pompeii Grade School and Assumption High School in Syracuse.

Accompanied by her mother and sister, she arrived in Wheeling to enter the Sisters of Saint Joseph on November 1, 1944. Sister Paschal’s early ministry as a Sister of Saint Joseph was in a child care at St. John’s and St. Vincent’s Homes in Elm Grove. From 1954 until her retirement in 1982, she assisted in the dietary department at Mount Saint Joseph.

Sister Paschal is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Terry Steinbrecker and Mrs. Connie Sanderson, a niece, Patricia Cadin, several other nieces, nephews and cousins in Syracuse. She is rememebered by friends and former co-workers at St. John’s and St. Vincent’s Homes and the dietary department of Mount Saint Joseph.

Family and friends will be received from 1:30 to 9:00 pm on Sunday, November 16, 2003, at Mount St. Joseph, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, where a Vigil Service will be held at 7:00 pm Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, November 17, 2003, in the Mount St. Joseph chapel with the Rev. Walter Buckius, SJ, as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Wheeling Foundation, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003. Funeral arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, WV

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