Daniel Francis PATE

News Death Notice

PATE, Daniel Francis age 42, of Ross Township passed away suddenly Saturday June 23, 2012. He was born on June 10, 1970 in Hamilton, Ohio the son of Dick and Barbara Schuster Pate. Daniel graduated from Badin High School in 1988, received his Bachelor's degree from WrightState in 2004 and his Masters degree in 2007. On July 30, 2007 he married Teresa Pflum Pate. He was a wonderful coach for many CYO teams and a teacher at Hamilton High School who impacted the lives of many young people. Daniel had a smile that would light up the room. He was the devoted son of Dick and Barbara Pate; loving husband of Teresa Pate; adoring father of Samantha, Victoria and Alexandra; loyal brother of Patti (Tony) Gray, Doug (Barb) Pate, Sharon (Tom) Adams, and Karen (Wes Reed) Browning; the dear grandson of Marguerite Schuster and the late Harry Schuster, Frank and Ida Pate and Ida and Jerry Rosenbeger; son-in-law of Ron and Kathy Pflum; brother-in-law of Dan and Marcia Arno and Emily Pflum (Mike Harris); and an uncle to many nephews and nieces who loved him dearly, Angie (Kyle) Cortright, Tony (Megan) Nichting, Natalie (Aaron Saurber) Nichting, Rick (Jenny) Pate, Amanda Gray, Samantha Pate, Frankie Pate, Courtney Gray, Max Adams, Nick Browning, Maggie Adams, Michael Pate, Ashley Browning, Danielle Pate, Allie Browning, Emma Adams, Zach and Nick Arno; great uncle to Timothy Saurber and 2 nephews on the way. He was preceded in death by his uncles, Dick Schuster, Mike Cummins, and Ted Schuster. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 4-8 p.m. at PFAC at Badin High School. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Queen of Peace Catholic Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Pate Children Memorial Fund c/o any Fifth Third Bank. Charles Young Funeral Home assisting the family. www.charlesyoungfuneralhome.com

Published in Journal-News on June 25, 2012