Mary Halenar

HALENAR, Mary Theresa, 79, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the Valley Hospice Center South’s Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.

She was born July 21, 1933, in Wheeling, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Paul and Helen Magdalin Przekop Ewart.

She was a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Justin Halenar on December 11, 1996; one son, Joseph W. Halenar; her brother, John Ewart and her sister, Annabelle Markwas.

Surviving are her children, Brian J. (Katie) of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Lori Ann (John) Robson and Jo Lynn (Mike) Weekley both of Bellaire, Ohio and Mary Jo (Dr. Pat) Long of Shadyside, Ohio. Also eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Almeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio, on Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. followed by the celebration of the funeral liturgy with Mass at St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire at 2:30 p.m. with Fr. Daniel Heusel as Celebrant.

Inurnment will be held at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio, at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Stroke Association, 9707 East Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, Co. 80112- 3747.

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