GOLDBAUGH, George William, 82, of Wheeling, died Thursday, October 2, 2008 in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling.
George was born June 15, 1926 in Wheeling, a son of the late Charles William and Anna Schwanenberg Goldbaugh. He was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Martins Ferry Plant, with 35 years of service; a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling; and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He also enjoyed hunting and was an avid gardner.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his first wife, Winifred Faddis Goldbaugh in 1971; and a brother, Robert Goldbaugh.
George is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Mary Virginia Grosscurth Goldbaugh; two daughters, Mary Ann Brunty Paul of Barboursville, W.Va. and Karen Maier Tim of Pittsburgh, Pa.; four step-children, Karen Beveridge Russell of Bellaire, David Parry Holly of Boston, Mass., Michael Parry Linda of Atlanta, Ga., and Gene Parry Stephanie of Fredericksburg, Va.; three grandchildren, Lindsey Brunty and Robbie and Daniel Maier; and 11 step-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, Friday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Saturday, October 4, 2008 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. James McGoldrick as celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.