Albert Solomone

SOLOMONE, Albert J., 89, of Benwood, WV, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 in Moundview Nursing Home.

He was born September 26, 1923 in Benwood, a son of the late Rocco and Louise DiGiacoma.

He was a former employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, a member of St. John Catholic Church, Benwood, and a Army veteran of WWII.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four sisters, Jeanette Porterfield, Helen Evanich, Virginia Peacemaker and Gilda Flading.

Surviving are two sisters, Edith Thomas of Lansing, OH, Mary Jane DeCocco of Columbus, OH; several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012 at St. John Catholic Church, Benwood. Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. John Catholic Church, Benwood. Arrangements entrusted to the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, WV. Offer condolences online at