Eleanor McFarland

McFARLAND, Eleanor, F. Miller, 92, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in Liza’s Place.

She was born March 11, 1921 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Charles J. and Mary E. Gaumer Miller.

She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling, and the Christian Mother’s.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Loris E. “Mac” McFarland in 1996; two brothers, Charles and Russell Miller; a sister, Thelma Walker.

Surviving are her six children, Jerome “Jerry” McFarland and his wife Jackie of Wheeling, Dennis “Denny” McFarland and his wife Nancy of Valley Grove, WV, Wayne McFarland and his wife Gloria of Galena, OH, Sharleen Fish and her husband Dale of Raleigh, NC, Sharon Starcher and her husband Dave of Sistersville, WV, Loranne Henry and her husband Rick of Westerville, OH; 25 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; and special niece, Janet Miller Ullom of Wheeling.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling, with Rev. Gary Naegele as celebrant.

Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Valley Hospice.

Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.