Grace Bartolovich


BARTOLOVICH, Grace O. Downing, 88, of Wheeling, WV, died Thursday, September 19, 2013, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

She was born November 28, 1924, in Belton, WV, a daughter of the late James W. and Lillian Jane Hill Downing.

Grace was a retired employee of the G.C. Murphy Company.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph T. Bartolovich in 2004; two brothers, Elwood Downing and Darrell Downing; one sister, Mary Jane Brinkmeier.

Surviving are her daughter, Dolores Moncada and her husband, Raymond of Wheeling; four grandchildren, Shirley Crouse of Wheeling, Carl (Karen) Crouse Jr. of Lansing, OH, Joseph (Deanna) Crouse of Wheeling, Chuck Tedrow of Wheeling; one brother, Ralph (Donna) Downing of NC; nine great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 23, 2013, with Pastor Joseph F. Cuomo.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

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