Ann M. Folfas

FOLFAS, Ann M. Bielanski, 89, of Wheeling, West Virginia, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Peterson Hospital.

Born in Nanty Glo, Pa., on February 25, 1921, Ann was the daughter of the late John and Anna Krozel Bielanski.

She was a retired employee of Wheeling Stamping Company and a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, walking and coin collecting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Folfas Sr. in 2006; three brothers, Andrew, Joseph and Stanley Bielanski; one sister, Mary Heilman.

Surviving are two sons, John P. Folfas Jr. and his wife Christine of Bel Air, Md., and Paul A. Folfas and his wife Donna of Kettering, Ohio; four grandchildren, Suzanne, John III, Scott and Andrew; eight grandchildren, Nick, Wendy, Carliana, Hayden, Sarah, Caroline, Olivia and Sophie Ann; several nieces and nephews and her special friends, Debbie, Phyllis, Connie, Judy and Gary.

Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, on Monday, March 15, 2010, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where services will be held at 1 p.m Tuesday. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 162 Court St., Charleston, WV 25301.

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