|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2010|
San Bernardino County
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on 2/7/2010
Mildred (Millie) Batista was born December 13, 1919 in Strabane, Penn., and passed away after a long illness on January 31, 2010 at the age of 90 in Upland, Calif.
She married Frank Podboy on October 7, 1939 who preceded her in death in 1990. In 1964 they moved from Pennsylvania to Ontario, Calif., where they lived together for 26 years.
Millie was a beautician by trade and a housewife. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, and baking and would provide meals for family whenever they stopped in. She was also an avid music lover, particularly of polkas and waltzes and always seemed to have a song in her heart.
Millie was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Batista of Texas and is survived by 2 other brothers, Richard Batista of Canonsburg, Penn., and Vince Batista of Tallmadge, Ohio; and 2 sisters Sally Holsey of Las Vegas, Nev., and Frances Kosem of Midway, Penn. She is also survived by her 2 sons John Podboy (Tracy) of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Wes Podboy (Marie) of Rancho Cucamonga; 3 grandchildren, Kelly Reyna (Ramon) of Rancho Cucamonga, Christopher Podboy (Casey) of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Nicholas Podboy of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., along with 3 great-great- grandchildren, Ryan and Dylan Reyna and Lily Ann Podboy and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 8 from 5-8pm with rosary at 6:30pm at Stone Chapel. Mass service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11am at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 877 N. Campus Ave., Upland with interment at Riverside National Cemetery at 1:31pm area #6 on Tuesday. Stone Funeral Home, Upland, in charge of arrangements.
Frank Podboy (1914 - 1990)
Riverside National Cemetery
Plot: Section 28, Grave 205
Created by: Patti Podboy
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47403276