Nellie T. Magyar, 90, of St. Clairsville, OH formerly of Shadyside, OH died peacefully Thursday, December 26, 2019 surrounded by love at Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice, Wheeling, WV.
Nellie was born July 29, 1929 in Windsor Heights, WV a daughter of the late Latif B. and Rosine Joseph Thomas, Sr.
Nellie, a retired School Teacher at Shadyside High School, began teaching at Wheeling Country Day School, Powhatan High School and was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
She was a graduate of West Liberty State College and obtained her Master’s Degree from the University of Utah. She was a lifelong volunteer of numerous organizations. She was a member of Ohio Retired Teachers Association, the St. Clairsville Garden Club, served on the Belmont Community Hospital Board of Trustees, President of Belmont Community Hospital Auxiliary, Past President of Shadyside Womens Club and Co-Chairman of Belmont County Heart Fund Ball for over 20 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Stephen A. Magyar in 2001; and infant brother, Edward, brother, Dr. John William Thomas; a sister, Virginia Agnes Robards.
Surviving are her children Pamela R. Conway of St. Clairsville, Stephen T. (Robyn) Magyar of Concord, NC and Stephanie M. (Keith) Imhoff of Granville, OH; nine grandchildren, Mark (Teresa) Torlone, Jessica (Billy) Moritz, Adam (Stephanie) Faizi, Meredith (Ajay) Paul, Caroline (Trent) Chabot, Stephen Magyar, Matthew Magyar, Grace Imhoff and Sarah Imhoff; 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dr. Thomas L. (Ann) Thomas of Pittsburgh, PA and Latif B. (Martha) Thomas, Jr.; many nieces and nephews; her extended family, Tim Conway, Jr. and Jay (Jessica) Conway; and her caregivers, Carolyn and Ruth.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 3-8 p.m. at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialist 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH 43950 with a vigil service at 3 p.m.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Clairsville with Fr. Thomas Chillog as celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to Nellie Thomas Magyar Scholorship at St. Mary Church or Valley Hospice by going to TMCFunding.com.
Share your thoughts and memories of Nellie with her family at www.carechapel.com.