Stephen Allen Battistelli, 64, of Wheeling, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021 from a very short battle with stage 4 bone cancer of his spine and neck in his home in which he built, surrounded by his family.

He was an honest , hard working man. Master mechanic for Rohrig’s Heavy Equipment and was very proud of his old school knowledge.

He was born in Shadyside, Ohio, the son of the late Benjamin and Ursula (Rogo) Battistelli.

Stephen was married to the love of his life, Jeanie(Sivard)Battistelli; also surviving are his two children Jason Yarnevic and Janelle (Josh) Grandstaff; two adopted sons, Leon and Will.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. A tree planting celebration in his name will be held at a later date and time.

“When I’m feeling down and blue, I close my eyes to be with you”

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyer-funeralhomes.com.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.