CATHERINE CUSTER

CATHERINE CUSTER

Catherine E. Custer, 67, of Wheeling, WV, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital.

She was born October 16, 1950, in Zanesville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Patrick Gilligan and Evelyn Eugenia Gilligan Prather. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Custer Sr., and one sister, Emma Bertram.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Wayne Custer II, and George Patrick (Brandi) Custer; one daughter, Victoria Marie (Joseph) Long; one sister, Carol (Mike) Hastings; one brother, John “Jody” (Beth) Prather; five grandchildren, Michael, Ryan, Seth, Hannah, and Alyson; one great grandson, Asa; and several nieces and nephews.

At Catherine’s request, there will be no visitation.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with Rev. Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk as celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 140 16th St, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003 or through www.tmcfunding. com.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneral homes.com.