Doris Mae Gatian, 91, of Paden City, WV died Thursday, May 23, 2019 at her home while surrounded by her family.
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Doris was born September 28, 1927 in Morgantown, WV; daughter of the late Victor C. and A. Louisa (Snodgrass) Friend, Sr.
She was a homemaker, she loved playing softball and bowling and was a member of the Paden City Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Bud” Gatian, Sr.; son, Lawrence “Bud, Jr.” Gatian, Jr.; two grandsons, Wayne Nething, Jr. and Robert Gatian, II and three siblings, Robert Friend, Anna Kennedy and Victor Friend, Jr.
Surviving two sons, Robert (Carolyn) Gatian, I and Richard (Nellie) Gatian both of Paden City, WV; two daughters, Donna Gatian of Morgantown, WV and Betty Ann (Wayne) Nething of Paden City, WV; two sisters, Janet (Marion) Parson of Pawleys Island, SC and Alice (Rick) Sypolt of Glenville, WV; eleven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends received 4-8 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2019 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City, where service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Burial to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens.
A special thanks to the caregiver, Brenda.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Doris’ name, to Journey Hospice, 314 S Wells St., Sistersville, WV 26175.