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Obituaries

ROBERT DRUSCHEL JR.

Robert “Rob” Irvin Druschel Jr., 54, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Wheeling Hospital. Born February 28, 1965, in Wheeling, son of the late Robert I. and Margaret Lee (Hoff) Druschel Sr. Rob was a Catholic by faith, and attended Wheeling Central and Bethany ...

THOMAS BLANKENSHIP

Thomas L. Blankenship, Jr., 58, of Wheeling, died October 15, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.

KATHY HOYT

Kathy Hoyt, of Wheeling, died Monday, October 14, 2019. Arrangements at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.

Enforcing New ‘Tobacco 21’ Law

Laws are effective only when they are enforced. That needs to be remembered regarding a new state statute in Ohio. For years, it was legal for Buckeye State retailers to sell tobacco products to customers 18 years of age and older. The new “Tobacco 21” law raises the limit to 21 — and ...

MATILDA PADULA

Matilda D. Padula, 94, of Benwood, WV, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019, at her home. Matilda was born April 22, 1925, in Benwood, a daughter of the late Carmine and Asunta (Bonfonti) Raimondi Padula. She was a graduate of Union High School; a retired accountant for Wheeling Closure; a ...

THERESA WIDMER

Theresa G. (Ginocchio) Widmer, 93, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling. She was born July 16, 1926 in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (Podesta) Ginocchio. Theresa was a homemaker, member of St. Michael Catholic Church where ...

PATRICIA WROBEL

Patricia L. Wrobel, 69, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday. Visitation at Wilson Funeral Home, Dillonvale, Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Services 10 a.m. Saturday.

JOSEPH GABIS

Joseph “Joe” Anthony Gabis of Wheeling, 74, died surrounded by family and friends after an unexpected illness. He was a beloved father, husband, brother, uncle, friend and physician. The second of nine children and born in Steubenville and raised in Toronto, OH. A man of strong faith, ...

BEVERLY DONINI

Beverly (Barnhart) Donini, 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed on Wednesday. Visitation 1-3 p.m. Friday, Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Private interment.

LINDA STEPHENS

Linda L. Stephens, age 71, of Wheeling, passed away Tuesday. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment in Park View Memorial Gardens, Wheeling, WV. Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.

LYLE MOSS

Lyle Wayne Moss Jr. died peacefully on October 14, 2019. Born in San Bernardino, California, November 24, 1958, Wayne lived in West Alexander, PA for the last 33 years. He is survived by his mother, Lois Blake; two daughters, Hilary (Regan) and Marian; two granddaughters, Violet and Ivy ...

DAVID WILSON

David Curtis Wilson, 85, of Wellsburg, WV died on October 8. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday til service at 11:30 a.m., Hooverson Heights Church of Christ.

ANELLO LIBERATI

Anello “Ike” Liberati, 87 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was born June 12, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio, son of the late Ginetto and Mary Pasquale Liberati. Ike was a retired 43 year employee of the former ...

PAUL FORNI

Paul D. Forni, of German Ridge Road, Clarington, Ohio passed away peacefully on October 12, on his 82nd birthday. Paul was born to the late Carl and Elizabeth Forni. Paul was retired from Ohio Valley Paving. He was also a retired farmer. Paul enjoyed traveling and enjoying a good meal. He ...

DAVID CAREY

David Carey Jr., age 37, of Wheeling died Friday. No visitation. Arrangements entrusted to Griesell Funeral Home, Bethlehem.

MARILYN NEIDHARDT

Marilyn Margret Strauss Neidhardt, 88, of Wheeling passed away on Saturday October 12, 2019 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was born in Altoona, PA on May 6, 1931 daughter of the late Al and Ena (Rogers) Strauss. Marilyn was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. She met her ...

RUTH BODO

Ruth Elaine Bodo, 84, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Monday. Visitation Friday 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. service, Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton.

HARRY BREITINGER

Harry Robert “Bob” Breitinger, 86, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Continuous Care Center, Wheeling, WV. He was born August 13, 1933, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Harry Anthony and Audrey Mae Trenton Breitinger. Bob was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean ...

MARILYN NEIDHARDT

Marilyn Margret Strauss Neidhardt, 88, of Wheeling passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was born in Altoona, PA on May 6, 1931 daughter of the late Al and Ena (Rogers) Strauss. Marilyn was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. She met her ...

ADRIENNE WINLAND

Adrienne A. Winland, 92, Woodsfield, OH (formerly of Lewisville, OH) died October 14, 2019. Graveside service Thursday 1 p.m. at Middle Church Cemetery, Lewisville, OH. Arrangements by Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, OH.