Rhea Showalter

SHOWALTER, Rhea Joann McLaughlin, 73, of Wheeling passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born February 26, 1940, daughter of the late Harold and Hilda Campbell McLaughlin.

She was a member of 4th Street United Methodist Church, Eastern Star #1, White Shrine #1, Order of Amarth #8, Lady Shrine #53 and El Tor Grotto Auxiliary. She retired as a CNA from Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Donald Lee Showalter; two sons, Donald Lee Showalter Jr. and Daniel Lee Showalter and his wife Andrea; six grandchildren: Donald III, Kristopher, Nicholas, Courtney, Summer and Stefan; two great-grandchildren, Kera and Natalie; a brother, Harold McLaughlin Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Tuesday April 30, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where a service will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Glen Baker officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to El Tor Grotto, P.O. Box 6517, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.