Patricia Pulliam Varnas died April 24. She was 63.

Mrs. Varnas was born Oct. 31, 1948, in Mingo Junction, Ohio. She grew up in Portland and graduated from Grant High School. Her first husband was Marlin Pulliam. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus in 1989 and underwent a kidney transplant in 1993. After that, she earned an associate’s degree and began working as a bookkeeper in the healthcare field. She married Vincent Varnas in 1999.

She is survived by her husband; daughter, DeAnna Like and spouse, Chris Like; son, Troy Pulliam and spouse, Beth Pulliam; three grandsons; mother, Elizabeth DiNovo; brothers, Nace, Robert, Thomas and Terry DiNovo.

A funeral Mass was held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Aloha.