Donald Calvert

CALVERT, Donald J., 64, of Martins Ferry, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 12, 2007, at his home.

Don was born November 21, 1942 in Wheeling, W.Va., a son of the late Norman and Pauline Cisar Calvert.

He was retired from the former Gast Bakery of Wheeling; a Lutheran by faith; a U.S. Navy Veteran; and an avid Mountaineer and Steeler fan.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Carole Geimer.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Jane May Calvert; three daughters, Tammy Blaha and her husband, Joe, of Wheeling, Paula Seitz and her husband, Scott, of Benwood, and Dawn Calvert of Wheeling; two stepsons, Matthew Ruckman and his wife, Andrea, of Newark, Ohio and Stephan Ruckman and his wife, Michelle, of Dublin, Ohio; and eight grandchildren, Regan and Riley Blaha, Samantha and Shannon Seitz, Ashley Calvert, Sean Voanakis, Zachary and William Ruckman.

There will be no visitation. A memorial service was held at the convenience of the family.

As in life, Don gave his all, as he donated his body to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry in Morgantown, W.Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice Inc. 10686 State Route 150 Rayl,and, Ohio 43943 or The West Virginia University Children’s Hospital, Medical Center Drive, P.O. Box 8200, Morgantown, WV 26506.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire.

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