Frances Joan Convery Mortimer, 75, of National Road, Wheeling, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, died Tuesday March 20, 2001 at Wheeling Hospital.
Frances was born May 16, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA, daughter of the late Edward A. and Gertrude Mahoney Convery. She was formerly employed at Leeds and Northrop in Philadelphia, was the retired co-owner and operator of the S-Bridge Cafe in Wheeling, and was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her first husband, Edward J. Leddy; her second husband, Thomas F. Mortimer; a son, Brian A. Mortimer; two brothers, David and Joseph Convery; and a sister, Marie Fetterolf.
Surviving are three sons, Edward Leddy of San Francisco, CA, David Leddy and his wife Lorna of Wheeling, and Mark Mortimer and his wife Elizabeth of Bethel Park, PA; a daughter, Theresa Leddy Whitehouse and her husband Don of Rhode Island; four step-sons, Tom Mortimer of Philadelphia, PA, Ted Mortimer of Shadyside, OH, Todd Mortimer of Wheeling, and Tim Mortimer of Anchorage, Alaska; a step-daughter, Margaret Olkowski of Levittown, PA; a sister, Gertrude McGonigle of New Jersey; and three grandchildren, Megan and Erin Leddy of Wheeling, and Madeleine Mortimer of Bethel Park, PA.
Friends will be received Thursday March 22, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 am at St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. Paul Yuenger as celebrant. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling. A vigil service will be held Thursday evening at 7:30pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers,the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Wheeling Hospital, 800 Medical Park, Wheeling, WV, 26003.