LAUFFER, Edward Paul "Corky," 77, of Triadelphia, WV, died on Friday, August 23, 2013, at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born on July 23, 1936, in Elm Grove, WV, the son of the late Paul E. and Margaret Merese Lauffer.
Edward was a retired installer and repairman for Verizon, a member of C.W.A. Local #2006 and a Catholic by faith. He loved gardening and caring for all animals.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Paul Howard Lauffer; and an infant grandson, Brandon Louis Hess.
Edward is survived by his loving wife, Jean C. Moore Lauffer of 58 1/2 years; three children, Michael Lauffer of Columbus, OH, Carolyn Gutman and husband, Milt of Triadelphia, WV, Mary Ann Hess and husband Russell of Triadelphia, WV; three grandchildren, Zachary Hess, Sarah Brammer and husband Keith and Jennifer Gutman; three great-grandchildren, Chloe, Mollie and Julie Brammer; a sister, Barbara Ray of Bethlehem, WV; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Monday, August 26, 2013, from 6-9 at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV, (304) 242-2311, where services will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 1 p.m.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio County S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 6242, Wheeling, WV 26003 or the Salvation Army, 140 16th St., Wheeling, WV 26003.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.