• Born: October 2, 1957
  • Died: January 12, 2018
  • Location: Strongsville, Ohio

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes

18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Tel. (440) 260-8800

Tribute & Message From The Family

PATRICIA VAVRINA age 61. Passed suddenly January 12, 2018. Beloved daughter of the late Charles and Margaret. Loving sister of Charles. She attended and received Post Graduate Degrees from Cleveland State Universality and George Mason University. Patricia worked for several years as a Medical Technologist and taught science and helped develop science curriculums for the Cleveland School System.

She was recognized by NASA and the State of Ohio for her teaching professionalism as well as her students, who voted her Educator of the Year several times. She travelled the United States extensively, learning more about our country every time she travelled. She was an astounding scholar, not only in the area of Science, but in the field of education. She will be greatly missed.

Graveside Services will be held Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 2:45 PM at Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to: