Patrick B. Christiana, Sr.- October 28, 2013

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Patrick B. Christiana, Sr., 86, passed away suddenly Monday, October 28, 2013. Pat was born in Albany, son of the late Caeser and Theresa Christiana, and lived in Ravena all his life. He was an Army Veteran serving during WWII. In 1988 he retired after 45 years of service with Conrail and the former NY Central Railroad in Selkirk. Pat was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.


Survivors include his children, Evelyn Sickler of Coeymans Hollow and Patrick B. (Alice) Christiana, Jr. of Coeymans Hollow; brother, Benedict Christiana of Selkirk; sister, Sister Mary Benedict of Watervliet; grandchildren, Nicole Sickler and Patrick B. Christiana III; great-grandchild Patrick B. Christiana IV. Patrick was predeceased by his wife June Sickler Christiana, brother Anthony Christiana and sisters, Conchetta Diacetis, Madeline Guido and Nicholina Downey.


Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Contributions in memory of Patrick may be made to the Coeymans Hollow Fire Co., PO Box 147, Coeymans Hollow, NY 12046 or Senior Projects of Ravena, PO Box 142, Ravena, NY 12143.