Mary Jo Petroplus

PETROPLUS, Mary Jo “Jose,” 64, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, formerly of Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, August 15, 2008, in the Park Health Center.

She was born June 11, 1944 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late A.W. and Mary O’Kane Petroplus.

Mary was a beautician with the former Flambeau and Stone & Thomas; was a member of St. Michael Parish; and was a graduate of Mt. de Chantal Visitation Academy and the Wheeling Beauty College.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Dennis Bowen.

Surviving are two children, Terry “T.J.” Petroplus of Wheeling and Dana Yago of Parkersburg, W.Va.; a sister, Mary Christine “Kissy” Bowen of Wheeling; a granddaughter, Katherine “Katy Mae” Justice of Parkersburg; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no visitation.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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