POMPEO, Thelma Jochum, 92, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at home. She was born October 29, 1920, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Michael and Jessie Bartels Jochum.
Thelma was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral and a spent her life as a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death her husband, Dominic Joseph Pompeo and a brother, Tom Jochum.
Surviving are a daughter, Kathy Pompeo Whalen of Wheeling; four sons, Michael Pompeo and his wife, Libby of Wheeling; Jim Pompeo of Wheeling; Rick Pompeo and his wife, Donna of Longwood FL and Joe Pompeo of Wheeling; brother, Jack (Evelyn) Jochum of Wheeling; seven grandchildren, Susan Whalen, Patti Whalen- Higgs and husband, Dave Higgs, Michael Pompeo Jr. and wife, Melissa Pompeo, Karen Whalen Marcoline and husband, Pete Marcoline, Nikki Pompeo Coyne and husband Chad Coyne, Jenny Bajune and Scott Pompeo; seven great-grandchildren, Emily Higgs, Dominick Pompeo, Adriana Pompeo, Alex Marcoline, Peyton Coyne, Ryan Marcoline and Avery Coyne; several nieces and nephews.
Per Thelma's request, there will be visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at St. Joseph Cathedral with Monsignor Kevin Quirk as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities, 2000 Main St. Wheeling, WV 20003 or Valley Hospice at 10686 St. Rt 150, Rayland OH 43943.
Online condolences may be made at www.altmeyer. com.