John Joseph Babiarz

January 22, 1923 - January 4, 2004

01/22/1923 - 01/04/2004

Past Services

Monday January 05, 2004
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Tuesday January 06, 2004
Olive Branch Cemetery
Harrisville, OH 43974
740-633-3491 | Directions
Tuesday January 06, 2004
10:00 am
St. Michael Catholic Church
1225 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
242-1560 | Directions

John Joseph Babiarz, 80, of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday Jan. 4, 2004 in Wheeling Hospital.
John was born Jan. 22, 1923 in Wilkes Barre, PA, the son of the late Michael and Caroline Kukla Babiarz.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Margaret Babiarz in 2002; two sons, John J. Babiarz Jr. and Michael Babiarz; two daughters, Joanne Ferda and Joni Marie Babiarz.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling; a member of the Teamster Local No. 560, the A.A.R.P. and the Hilltoppers Club; and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
John is survived by a brother, Chester Babiarz and his wife, Ceal, of N. Arlington, N.J.; a sister, Florence Subsak and her husband, Joseph, of Hanover Township, PA; a son-in-law, Richard Ferda of Wheeling; a grandson, Aaron Ferda, a student at WVU; and a granddaughter, Katie Ferda of Wheeling.
Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove Chapel, Wheeling where vigil services will be held at 5:30 p.m.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004 at St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. James Sobus as celebrant. Interment will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery, Harrisville, Ohio.

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Joyce and Dale Palmer
8 years ago

Dearest Dick and Family,

I know that there are no words I can say here to make this any easier for you. I simply want you to know that I care, and to remind you that you are loved.

God is with you – Trust in HIM.