Obituaries

PIFER

Dale A. Pifer

Dale A. Pifer, 63, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his family and under the care of Mountain. Hospice. Dale was born Nov. 18, 1953, in Kingwood, a son of the late Clyde C. Pifer and Jeckie Arvita Jones Pifer. On Oct. ...

NIEMENSKI

Timothy Edward ‘Tim’ Niemenski

Timothy Edward “Tim” Niemenski, 47, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family and under the care of Mt. Hospice. Tim was born Sept. 26, 1969, in Akron, Ohio, a son of the late Stanley Howard Niemenski and Carol Lipscomb ...

Samuel Andrew Moore

Samuel Andrew Moore, 86, of Nestorville community, Philippi, died Sunday morning, March 26, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He had been in declining health, but his death was unexpected. He was born Feb. 21, 1931, at Nestorville, the youngest son of the late Steward M. And ...

Lois Jane King Daniels

Lois Jane King Daniels, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday evening, March 25, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Lois Jane King Daniels. Condolences may be ...

Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Sue Shreve Shumate

Jacqueline “Jackie” Sue Shreve Shumate, 53, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, March 27, 2017, at home surrounded by family. Jackie’s request for cremation will be honored. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for ...

Vincent James Barrett Jr.

Vincent James Barrett Jr., 76, of Franklin, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Franklin. The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service. Arrangements are ...

Reba E. Sheaffer

Reba Elaine Harper Sheaffer, age 88, of Petersburg, died Friday, March 24, 2017, in Grant Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Grove Street United Methodist Church. Family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in ...

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Frank Alan Harvey

Frank Alan Harvey, 53, of Buckhannon, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Oct. 30, 1963, in Upshur County, a son of the late Benjamin Harmon and Thelma Louise Beckner Harvey. On May 12, 1996, he married Sherry Summers, who survives. Also ...

Mabel Keplinger

Mabel (Willingham) Keplinger, 99, of Moorefield, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Family will receive friends one hour ...

Dale Alfred Pifer

Dale Alfred Pifer, 63, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Sunday, March 26, 2017. at home surrounded by family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Hostetler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Dale Alfred Pifer. Send online condolences to the ...

John Wesley Sanders

John Wesley Sanders, 64, a resident of Philippi, and more recently a patient in Nella’s Nursing Home, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, in Nella’s Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 27, in West Virginia National Cemetery at Grafton. Full military ...

PUTZULU

Margaret Hellen Putzulu

Margaret Hellen Putzulu, 96, of Elkins, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at the Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Death was following a period of declining health. Margaret was born June 16, 1920, at Job, a daughter of the late Edward and ...

Elizabeth Hartman Alt

Elizabeth Hartman Alt, 89, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Pendleton Manor in Franklin. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017, at the ...

Lois Daniels

Lois Daniels, 79, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday evening, March 25, 2017, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Lois Daniels. Condolences may be expressed to ...

Wanda Sue Blankenship

Wanda Sue Blankenship 68, of Marlinton passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Funeral services were 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Lantz Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Wanless officiating. Burial followed in the Cochran Cemetery in ...

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Eloise Hockman Lambert

One of the loveliest of mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers and friends, Eloise Hockman Lambert, passed into a new life March 22, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Houston, Texas. She was born April 21, 1922, in Davis, and grew up in Davis and Parsons. Eloise was the second oldest of ...

John Wesley Sanders

John Wesley Sanders, 64, a resident of Philippi, and more recently a patient in Nella’s Nursing Home, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, in Nella’s Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 27, in West Virginia National Cemetery at Grafton. Full military ...

Timothy ‘Tim’ Edward Niemenski

Timothy “Tim” Edward Niemenski, 47, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Friday, March 24, 2017, at home surrounded by family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Hostetler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Timothy Edward Niemenski. Send online ...

Pauline M. Royce

Pauline M. Royce, 86, of Mentor, Ohio, and formerly of Thomas, passed away peacefully in her sleep March 23, 2017, in Heather Hill Care Communities in Munson Township, Ohio. She was born in Coketon, May 4, 1930, a daughter of the late Wilbur and Virginia Kerns Losh. She was preceded in ...

Betty Jean Arbogast Webley and Howard Parker Webley

Betty and Howard’s request for cremation was honored. A graveside service will be held today at 11 a.m. in American Legion’s Little Arlington Cemetery at Cravensdale, with full military honors being accorded by members of the U.S. Navy, the H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and the ...