MANNING, Helen Elizabeth Ricker, 88, of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at her home.
She was born December 11, 1924, in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late John and Christina Eichhorn Ricker.
Mrs. Manning was a retired registered nurse at Wheeling Hospital and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence James Manning, in 1992; five brothers: August, John, Vincent, Raymond and Martin Ricker; and two sisters, Anna Sieber and Mary Lancaster.
Surviving are two sons, Lawrence R. Manning and his wife Leslie and Jim C. Manning; two daughters, Christina Riddle and her husband Pat and Lynn Chiafullo and her husband, Jim; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Ricker; four grandchildren: Deanna Manning, Jacob Manning and his wife Adrianne, Kevin Nesbit and Ben Witsberger; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Sarah Manning; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, (304-232-2732). Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church with Father William Matheny as celebrant. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland, OH 43943.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.