Charlene Lantz Cathell


Charlene Lantz Cathell, 69, a resident of Grafton, passed away Monday Aug. 3, 2020, in Grafton City Hospital.

Charlene was born on Jan. 17, 1951, in Barbour County, a daughter of the late William J. and Vonda Lee (McDaniel) Lantz.

Charlene was united in marriage to Sonny Cathell who preceded her in death.

Surviving is one daughter, Anissa Riffle and husband George (Bub) Riffle of Philippi; three sisters, Michelle Martin and husband Fred of Fairmont, Lesa Schiefelbein and husband Tom of Moatsville and Teresa Smith and husband Donald of Valley Furnace; three brothers, Larry Lantz and wife Janice of Belington, Kevin Lantz and companion Maggie Tenney of Philippi and Mark Lantz and wife Rose of Philippi; four grandchildren, Brandon, Ross, Trevor and Paige; and two great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Raeanna.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Randy Lantz and Steven H. Lantz; sons, Jesse Ross Sine Jr. and Bradley Sine.

Charlene retired as a nurse from Davis Memorial Hospital. Her crochet and needlepoint were exquisite. She loved spending time on the farm picking blackberries and making the best pies. Spending time with her grandchildren is what she loved most.

Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 220 N. Walnut St. in Philippi today from 2 – 6 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. with Pastor Michael Rexrode officiating. Ms. Cathell’s request for cremation will follow the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local Cancer Society of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.