Janet Bernadine Orlofske

April 20, 1940 - July 7, 2008

04/20/1940 - 07/07/2008

Past Services

Thursday July 10, 2008
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions
Friday July 11, 2008
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Friday July 11, 2008
11:00 am
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Lafferty, OH 43951

ORLOFSKE, Janet Bernadine, 68, formerly of Wood Street, Wheeling, died Monday, July 7, 2008 in Belmont Manor Nursing Home, St. Clairsville.

Janet was born April 20, 1940 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Elwood and Bernadine Rossell Orlofske. She was a 1958 graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy; retired from Wheeling Hospital, with 34 years of service; and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clairsville.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Richard, William “Bill” and Francis “Duffy” Orlofske.

Janet is survived by a sister, JoAnn Wojewodka and her husband, John of Wheeling; a brother, Gary Orlofske of Washington, D.C.; and several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Also surviving are Janet’s special family, Ed and Rosemary Covey, Louise and Smith McCauland, Bunny Covey, Kyle McCausland, Angela McCausland Potts, Andrea Covey LaVecchia, Chris Covey, Kara Henthorn Reno, Greg Kazmierski and Michael Kazmierski.

Friends will be received from 2-8 pm, Thursday, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 2 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Friday, July 11, 2008 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, with the Rev. Anthony Batt as celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH, 43943.

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8 years ago

Dear Bunny and Joann, sorry to hear of your loss.May you remember the happy times and smile. No one can take those away from you.Boy, time flies, seems like yesterday in the O.R working with Janet.She was a gem.Peace and love, Jean

Sylvia McNeil
8 years ago

Dear Bunny–JoAnn–and Family–To let you know so many thoughts and prayers are with you and yours–Take care–Keep the faith–and May God Bless you with His Peace and Love–“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure!”–Sincerely, Sylvia McNeil

Jackie Isaly
8 years ago

I worked with Janet for many years at Wheeling Hospital. She taught me so much and she was a tremendous person. I will certainly miss her. My deepest sympathies go to her family and friends.

8 years ago

to the family of janet. i am so sorry to hear that she has passed. she was such a sweet quiet lady. you all are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.i cleaned her room at the nursing home. gerrie

Butch and Evelyn Kunczt
8 years ago

We are very sorry for the loss of Janet. She was a very dear person. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.