Diana Lynn Virva
Diana Lynn Virva, 61, of Bridge City, Texas, left this earth on July 2, 2017, to be with her Lord and Savior.A funeral service to honor and remember her life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Steve Leger, of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Bland Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 7:00 pm., Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Diana was born on July 31, 1955 to her parents, James E. Saltzman and Orelia Marie (Guidry) Saltzman. Diana lived most of her life in Bridge City and was the Science Director at Hackberry High School. She was a lifelong fan of the Dallas Cowboys and will be cheering them on from Heaven.Diana was preceded in death by her father, James Saltzman.She is survived by her sons, Paul Virva and Mark Virva; daughter, Jennifer Hodges; and grandson, Jordan Hodges. She is also survived by her mother, Orelia Saltzman; sister, Janet Brown and her husband Jim Brown; aunt, Ella Stuebing and uncle Terry Stuebing; uncle, Charlie Guidry; extended family of nieces, nephews, and over 30 years of teaching all of her students that she loved so much.Serving as pallbearers will be Paul Virva, Mark Virva, Jordan Hodges, Chris Wolfford, Eddie Wolfford, and Frank Giarratano.