Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary — Father Patsy Joseph ‘Pat’ Wash

Father Patsy Joseph “Pat” Wash, 79, of Clarksburg died on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Clarksburg on January 17, 1941,…

Donald R. Rice

Donald R. Rice, with family at his bedside, passed peacefully from this life on March 31, 2020 in Parkersburg, following an extended illness. He was 83 years old. Rite of…

Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP

Sister Mary Ella Morrison, OP (Sister Margaret Therese) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope died peacefully on September 1, 2020. The daughter of the late Thomas J. and Catherine V….

Mary Martha Gallagher

Mary Martha Gallagher, 90, from Vienna, WV died peacefully at home on Mother’s Day from a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born in May 1929 and adopted by the…

Sister Brigetta Forde, CSJ

Sister Brigetta Forde, age 94, passed peacefully at Wheeling Hospital on December 25, 2019. She was born Margaret Forde, the eldest daughter of the late John and Brigid (Murray) Forde….

Margaret Locke

Margaret Locke (Marge), wife of Deacon John Locke, died on New Year’s Day, 2020 at the Wilson Health Care Center, Asbury Village from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). She was resting…

Robert H. Schmitt, Sr.

Robert H. Schmitt, Sr., 89 of Wheeling, formerly of Clarksburg, died Monday January 6, 2020 in Wheeling Hospital. He was born in Wheeling on September 7, 1930, a son of…