Obituaries

ARLIE CARPENTER

ARLIE CARPENTER Arlie W. Carpenter, 74, of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Friday October 26, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. Arrangements pending at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood/McMechen Chapel.

MICHAEL RILEY

MICHAEL RILEY Michael (Mick) Riley of Daytona Beach, FL, formerly of Bridgeport, OH, died Monday, October 8, 2018. He was born on June 25, 1963, the son of Richard (Dick) and Betty Riley of Bridgeport. He was a graduate of Bridgeport High School, and the Belmont Technical College. Mick ...

MELINDA WRIGHT

MELINDA WRIGHT Melinda “Mindy” Wright, 62, of Sistersville, WV, died Oct. 27, 2018. Visitation Mon. 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. with services 1 p.m. Tues. at Myers Funeral Home, Sistersville.

MICHAEL PFEFFER

Michael John Pfeffer, 64, of Barnesville, died Sunday. Arrangements by Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home in Barnesville.

NAOMI STEPHENS

Naomi Loretta Warden Stephens, 91, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Tuesday October 23, 2018, in Wheeling Hospital. Friends will be received on Sunday October 28, 2018 from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV, 26003 (304-242-2311) where services will be held ...

DR. JOHN KLENOWSKI

Dr. John R. Klenowski, of Wheeling, died Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born December 6, 1934, in Wheeling, the son of the late John and Sophia (Socha) Klenowski. A licensed independent social worker he received his doctoral degree from West Virginia University in ...

DAVID JOEL

DURHAM, NC — The Honorable David Joseph Joel (Retired Federal Magistrate Judge), 78, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Brian Center at Southpoint, with his loving wife by his side. Mr. Joel was born December 18, 1939 to the late John and Violet Joel in Pittsburgh, PA. He ...

CHESTER GIFFIN SR.

Chester Russell Giffin Sr., 75, of Bellaire, died Oct. 24, 2018. Calling hours Monday, 4-8 p.m. ar Wilson Funeral Home, Bridgeport; funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday.

MARY JO KULL

Mary Jo “Jo” Campbell Kull was born on November 18th, 1921, in Metz, WV to Lawrence and Bertha Jane Campbell. She was from a long line of West Virginia Campbells, who arrived in the central part of the state in the mid-18th century. She lived in Mannington, WV until the age of 15 ...

ROBERT KING

Robert Allen King, 67, of Woodsfield, OH, died Saturday, private services, burial WV National Cemetery in Grafton, WV, Jarvis-Williams Funeral Homes.

JONATHAN McCONNELL

Jonathan Barker McConnell, 32, of Moundsville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday October 25, 2018. He was born November 26, 1985, in Wheeling, the son of Charles and Christina Barker McConnell of Moundsville. Jonathan was a minister and a member of Ash Avenue Church of God, Moundsville ...

JULIUS SMERECK

On September 18, 2018, Julius “Jay” Smereck Jr., loving brother and father of five children, passed away at the age of 75 in Great Falls, Montana. Jay was born in 1942 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to Julius Smereck Sr., and Mary (Pipa) Smereck and was raised in Barton, Ohio. He enlisted in ...

WILLIAM PALMER SR.

William “Bill” R. Palmer, Sr., 64, passed away at his home on Friday, October 26, 2018 following a long illness. He was born May 6, 1954, in Wheeling, son of the late James and Mary Alice Palmer. Bill was a retired firefighter and paramedic of the Wheeling Fire Department. He was very ...

VICKY BOHRER

Vicky Sue Bohrer, 68 of Calcutta, OH, died Friday, October 26, 2018, in Calcutta Health Care Center, Calcutta, OH. She was born February 15, 1950 in Wetzel County, WV, the daughter of the late George Howard and Grace (Lamb) Bohrer. She was a retired Teacher from Marshall County Schools ...

JODY MELLOTT

Jody Lynn Mellott, 55, of Pipe Creek, Ohio died Thursday, October 25, 2018. Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in Jacobsburg, Ohio on Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. It was Jody’s request that everyone attending wear casual ...

HENRY VIERBICKY

Henry “Hank” Vierbicky, 92, of Weirton, died Sunday. Visitation Sunday 3-7 p.m., Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton, Burial 10 a.m. Monday, St. Paul Roman Catholic Church.

MARY JO KULL

Mary Jo (“Jo”) Campbell Kull was born on November 18th, 1921, in Metz, WV to Lawrence and Bertha Jane Campbell. She was from a long line of West Virginia Campbells, who arrived in the central part of the state in the mid-18th century. She lived in Mannington, WV until the age of 15 ...

NAOMI STEPHENS

Naomi Loretta Warden Stephens, 91, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Tuesday October 23, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital. She was born on August 14, 1927, in Wheeling, daughter of the late John H. and Loretta (Joseph) Warden. Naomi was a devoted and loving mother always caring for her children, ...

WILLIAM PALMER SR.

William “Bill” R. Palmer, Sr., 64, passed away at his home on Friday, October 26, 2018 following a long illness. Friends will be received on Monday October 29, 2018 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV (304-242-2311). Rosary devotion will be ...

DAN WEST

Dan West, 49, of Powhatan Point, OH died Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Washington County, PA as a result of an automobile accident. He was born October 9, 1969 in Wheeling, WV a son of his late foster parents, Irvin and Elva Bradford James. Dan was an employee of E.Q.T. of Pittsburgh, ...