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Stephen Patrick Wallace

Stephen Patrick Wallace, 70, of Portsmouth, died Thursday, February 3, 2022 at SOMC Hospice.

He was born November 19, 1951 in Cincinnati to the late Robert and Mary Lou (vonLuhrte) Wallace.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mike Wallace.

Steve was a law school graduate of Notre Dame University.  He worked for the Federal Reserve in San Francisco, CA until his retirement.

He is survived by a sister, Karen DiTraglia (John), of Portsmouth, an uncle, John vonLuhrte, a sister-in-law, Janet Wallace, seven nieces and nephews; Mary Beth Mader, Tim Thacker, Keri Nelson, Maggie Hill, Christopher Wallace, Michelle Emnett, and Leigh Ann DeHass, fourteen great-nephews and nieces; Matthew Mader, Michael Mader, Ben Mader, Olivia Nelson, Kathryn Nelson, Owen Hill, Hayden Hill, Alexandra Wallace, Charlotte Wallace, Michael Wallace, Logan Emnett, and Elliott DeHass, as well as four great-great-nieces and nephews; Piper Mader, Willow Mader, Madi Nelson, Hudson Mader and nine special cousins; Karl vonLuhrte, Anne vonLuhrte, Suzanne Himes, Mark vonLuhrte, Sydney Himes, Michael Himes, Gabriel Himes, and Julia Himes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 12, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Portsmouth with Rev. David Glockner officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Melcher Hammer Funeral Home in Portsmouth is handling the arrangements.

The family requests that masks be worn while attending the service inside the church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 524 6th Street, Portsmouth, OH  45662 or SOMC Hospice Center, 2203 25th Street, Portsmouth, OH  45662.

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