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Helen Hores

March 6, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

HORES, Helen Mary Block, 102, of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, in the Shadyside Care Center.

She was born October 6, 1910, in Rockford, OH, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Blatt Block.

She was a Woodsfield High School graduate, a former employee of the Wheeling Clinic and Ohio Valley Medical Center, a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling, and the Christian Mothers.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Hores Sr.; five brothers, Edward, John, Walter, Cloyd and Thomas Block; one sister, Agnes Norris; and a son-in-law, Robert Rose.

Surviving are her children, Elizabeth Ann Evans and her husband David of Mesa, AZ; Joseph F. "Bud" Hores Jr. and his wife Margaret of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Margaret Mary Rose of Medford, OR; George Hores and his wife Martha of Wheeling; a special niece, Mary Ellen Barber of Longview, TX; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren.

Friends received 6-8 p.m Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling.

Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions can be made to Valley Hospice.

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