March 23, 1943 ~ October 24, 2019
Born in: Charleroi, PA
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Patricia Moody Riva, of East Asheville, passed away in her home, surrounded by her loving family, on October 24, 2019.
She was born in Charleroi, PA on March 23, 1943 to the late John and Mary Everly Moody.
Patricia is survived by her loving husband, Harry A. Riva; daughters, Tracy Riva, Wendy Young (Joseph), Sharon Reid (Trent), Melissa Gaston (Caleb); one son, Harry Riva, Jr.; grandchildren, David Malek (Kristen), Theresa Malek Popiela (Timothy), Jessica Tran (Kenneth), Jonathon Maj, Paul Maj, Rebecca Schaneberger, Tanner and Maci Reid, Owen, Jacob and Sadie Young, Isaiah and Avalyn Gaston and six great-grandchildren.
Her family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road (856 Tunnel Road in Asheville) with the family sharing brief remarks from 6:45 until 7:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the Asheville Humane Society, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville, NC 28806.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Patricia Ann Moody Riva's name.