Andrew Bednarik

BEDNARIK, Andrew P., 67 of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, January 17, 2013, in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born October 21, 1945, in Uniontown, Pa., son of the late Andrew P. and Agnes (Showman) Bednarik Wasmann.

Andrew was retired from the City of Wheeling Water Department and was a very active member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. At St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church he served as lector, sacristan, Eucharistic minister, sang in the choir, and served in RCIA program.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Herbert Wasmann, and companion, Marlene Dietrich.

Andrew is survived by several cousins and dear friends.

Friends will be received on Saturday, January 26, 2013, in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church from 11 a.m. until noon Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, January 26, 2013, at noon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Naegele as celebrant. Rite of Committal will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Bishop’s Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 2244 Marshall Ave, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.

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Andrew Bednarik

BEDNARIK, Andrew, 67 of Wheeling died Thursday, January 17, in Wheeling Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove.