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
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.