RAMONA S. Pavia, 59, a former employe of the First American Bank in McLean who was active in the parish of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale and a volunteer in the church school, died Monday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She had cancer.

Mrs. Pavia was born in Flush, Kan., grew up there and in Manhattan, Kan., and attended Mount St. Scholastica College in Acheson, Kan. In 1948, she married Frank N. Pavia, an Army officer who now is a retired lieutenant colonel, and accompanied him to military posts in this country and in Germany, Italy, France and Britian.

The family settled in the Washington area in 1971, living first in Annandale and then in Springfield.

Mrs. Pavia went to work for the First American Bank in 1976 and was employed in its corporate operations division until her retirement last year for reasons of health.

In addition to her addition, of Springfield, survivors include two daughters, Laurie C. and Lisa A. Pavia, also of Springfield; her mother, Aurelia Siebert of Saint Marys, Kan.; three sisters, Rita Brokisch, also of Saint Marys, Winifred Hofman of Kansas City, Kan., and Anita Weber of Camarillo, Calif., and four brothers, Nate Siebert of Tulsa, Okla., Leon Siebert of Abilene, Kan., Kenny Siebert of Grinnell, Iowa, and Julian Siebert of Westmoreland, Kan.