Obituaries

BETTY LOU HEGEDUS

Betty Lou Hegedus, 87, of Chicora, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the Chicora Medical Center with her family by her side. Betty was born on May 6, 1931 in Benwood, WV. She was employed by Wheeling Stamping and was also a caretaker for churches in ...

FRANK RYDER III

Frank J. Ryder III, 75, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. He was born July 20, 1943, a son of the late Frank J. and Martha E. (Lauck) Ryder Jr. Frank was a member of First Christian Church in Moundsville. He enjoyed listening to ...

SARAH WILLSON

Sarah Jane Willson, 99, of Wheeling, died Wednesday August 22, 2018 in Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling. She was born October 27, 1918 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late John and Edna McMasters Almond. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, ...

CATHERINE SPECHT

Catherine May Powell Specht, 66, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018. She was born November 24, 1951, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Gayle and Nancy Dawson Powell. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, John Specht; three sons, Timothy (Wendy) Pyle, ...

VIRGINIA BAILES

Virginia L. Bailes, 95, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at home. Visitation will be held at Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV, 26003 (304-232-2732) on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Final arrangements are ...

WALTER BARTOLOVICH

Walter “Dennie” Bartolovich, 70, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. Visitation Thursday from 3-7 p.m. and funeral services, Friday at 11 a.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 1 Ridgecrest Road, Whg. Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.

SHIRLEY HEADLEY

Shirley J. Headley, 80, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Tuesday. Calling Hours 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Funeral Service 11 a.m. Friday at Bauer- Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio.

MICHAEL CASINELLI

Michael David Casinelli, 63, of Follansbee, WV died Tuesday. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Friday, Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee. Mass 9 a.m. Saturday, St. Anthony Catholic Church.

MARGARET JACKSON-BRIGGS

Margaret Helen Jackson-Briggs, 83, of Weirton, WV, died Saturday, September 1, 2018, at her home. Born January 10, 1935, in Wetzel County, WV, Margaret was a daughter of the late George and Gladys Thomas Jackson. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Nathan Yoder; her two brothers, ...

WALTER BARTOLOVICH

Walter “Dennie” Bartolovich, 70, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV. He was born March 26, 1948 in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Walter Joseph and Dorothy Pavel Bartolovich. Dennie was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel with over 37 ...

GALE LIVELY JR.

Gale “Dennis” Lively Jr., 66, of New Martinsville, WV passed peacefully on Tuesday, September 04, 2018 with family by his side. Dennis was born April 14, 1952 in New Martinsville, WV; son of the late Gale Denver Lively, Sr. and Fannie (Tisher) Lively Raper. He enjoyed singing and writing ...

MARY CRIMINISKI

Mary Frances (Maltese) Criminski, 87, resident of (Warwood), Wheeling, WV, died Monday, September 3, 2018, at Pickerington Care and Rehabilitation in Pickerington, Ohio. Mary was born May 20, 1931, in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Nicola and Grace Maltese. She was a graduate ...

DONALD VAN CAMP

Donald Ray Van Camp, Sr., 76, of Elm Grove, Wheeling, WV, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at Park Health Center, St. Clairsville, OH. Friends will be received Monday, September 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Homes, 166 Kruger Street, ...

JUANITA CAVALET

Juanita Mae Cavalet, 74, of New Cumberland, died August 31. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton; funeral 7 p.m. Thursday.

HARRY BAYARDI

Harry Bayardi, 89, of Tiltonsville, OH, passed away Monday at home. Private arrangements were held by OVCC Services. Borkoski Funeral Home Tiltonsville, OH.

MARJORIE SAYTOR

MARJORIE SAYTOR Marjorie Jean (Hails) Saytor, 75, of Wheeling, WV passed away on Friday August 31, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital. She was born on May 10, 1943 in Wheeling, WV daughter of the late George and Margaret (Hackathorn) Hails. Marjorie was a nurses aid and retired from the ...

JOSEPH YOCUM Jr.

JOSEPH YOCUM Jr. Joseph Lorenzo Yocum Jr., 77, of Neffs, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018. A memorial service will be held Friday at 5 p.m. in the Community of Christ Church, Bellaire, OH.

MARY LOU HUTCHINSON

MARY LOU HUTCHINSON Mary Lou Hutchinson, 91, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Wheeling, Hospital. She was born on February 1, 1927 in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Howard Joseph and Maria Welch Gruse. Mary Lou was a retired preschool aide at Woodsdale ...

JAMES DURIG Sr.

JAMES DURIG Sr. Dr. James Christian Durig Sr. died on Saturday September 1, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. He was born January 14, 1943 a son of the late Robert and Juanita (Furbee) Durig in Wheeling, WV. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served six years in the reserves and two ...

DAVID DAYTON

DAVID DAYTON David Allen Dayton, 62, of Wellsburg, WV, died on Saturday, September 1, 2018, in Valley Hospice Liza’s Place Care Center South, in Wheeling, WV. He was born on November 6, 1955, in Wheeling, WV. David graduated from John Marshall High School, and received a Master of ...