Claudette Theiss

THEISS, Claudette “Sis” L. Calissie, 75, of Wheeling, WV, passed away at her daughters home with her family at her side on November 7, 2012.

She was born June 21, 1937 in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Earl J. Calissie and Catherine “Kate” (Dornon) Calissie.

She was a loving wife, mom, friend, Nana and homemaker.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Edward “Ebby” Theiss; a brother, Charles “Pete” Calissie.

Surviving are her daughter, Tracey (Theiss) Platt and her husband, William “Bill” Platt, daughter, Cassy (Theiss) Birkett and her husband, Ray Birkett; two grandchildren, who were the loves of her life, Donald “Donnie” Platt and Cassy Marie Platt; and her feathered love, Birdie Boy; a brother, Warren “Lew” Calissie and Margaret (Marge); two step-daughters; five step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a very special friend and sister-in-law, Lola “Dufus” Weisenborn.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Park View Memorial Gardens, Wheeling, with Pastor Bernie Dunn officiating.

Arrangements by the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling (304-242-2311).

A very special thank you to Valley Hospice in our time of need.

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