Patricia Nagle Ball, 76, of Wimberley, TX passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Webster, NY on November 2, 1935 to George and Margaret (Corrigan) Nagle. Pat is survived by four loving children including her son, Richard Ball and his companion Christie Torres of Houston, TX; daughter, Cheryl Barham and her husband, Richard of Lyons, NY; Deborah Hartman and her husband, Richard of Wimberley, TX; daughter, Betsy Johnson and her husband, Curtis of Alexandria, OH; daughter-in-law, Ann ("Ruth") Ball of Webster, NY; father of her children and friend to the end, Richard Ball of Rochester, NY; sister, Katherine Valcourt and her husband Camil Valcourt (Pat's fondest adversary), of Boca Raton, FL; sister, Margaret Gommenginger of Missoula, MT; and sisters-in-law, Barbara Metcalfe of Marion, NY and Barbara Nagle of Port-St. Lucie, FL. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly. Pat enjoyed teaching Spanish to junior high and high school students at Holy Trinity in Webster NY and Northbrook HS in Spring Branch, TX for over 30 years. After retirement, Pat volunteered at the St. Vincent DuPaul Food Pantry in Houston and more recently in the Bridges to Life Prison Ministry.
A vigil will be held on Sunday, October 14th at St. Mary Catholic Church, 14701 Ranch Rd. 12, Wimberley, TX 78676, from 6-8 p.m. with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at the church, Monday, October 15th at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery. Rev. Fr. Hilario Guajardo will be the celebrant.