Margaret Wolzak

WOLZAK, Margaret M., 96, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away very peacefully on Monday July 1, 2013, with her daughter by her side at Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center.

She was born on May 23, 1916, in Wheeling. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wheeling. She and her husband, Walter Wolzak, were former owners of Marge’s Grocery Store in North Wheeling for 37 years before retiring.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Wolzak, and two daughters, Margie Meckling and Marilyn Strimel.

She is survived by one daughter, Beverly Vanaman; six grandchildren, John Vanaman, Jeff Vanaman, Julie Vanaman Manning, Joanne Vanaman, Patrick Meckling, and Scott Strimel; many great grandchildren, who frequently visited her at the nursing home, and loved her with all their hearts; and two great-great grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Gary Naegele as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

The family of Margaret would like to thank the wonderful and loving staff at Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center for all the love and care she received as a patient for the last six years. She was always treated like a queen.

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