Nancy Tofaute

TOFAUTE, Nancy E., 91, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Tuesday, October 8, 2013, in Wheeling Hospital.

She was born December 10, 1921, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Schiffer) DeMuth.

She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Wheeling and the St. Michael Christian Mothers. She was also a former member of the Wheeling Park Women’s Golf Club and the Wheeling Elks. She was retired after many years from the Sears and Roebuck Company in Wheeling.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Albaugh; her second husband, Henry J. Tofaute Sr.; three brothers, Joseph “Bud” DeMuth, Jim DeMuth, and Donald DeMuth; and one sister, Mary DeMuth Fisher.

She is survived by two sons, Robert E. (Susan) Albaugh of Wheeling, and James C. (Mavis) Albaugh of St. Clairsville, Ohio; one daughter, Janet L Birch of Wheeling; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Friends will be received on Friday, October 11, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church with Rev. Jeremiah F. McSweeney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, 1225 National Road, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003.

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