Lillian Paula Marcellus

June 26, 2002


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Saturday June 29, 2002
St. Vincent dePaul Church
2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

MARCELLUS, Lillian Paula Rickus, 77, of Wheeling, died Wednesday, June 26, 2002 in Wheeling Hospital.
She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Valerie Cox, an infant son, her parents, Nelson and Mary VanHaverbeke Rickus, seven sisters, Marguerite Witsberger, Helen Herman, Gloria McAnich, Ruth Rickus, Betty, Rickus, Josephine Rickus, and Mary Ann Baker and two brothers, Edward Ted Rickus and Bernard Rickus.
Surviving are her husband W. Lee Marcellus, Jr., three sons, Bernard L. Marcellus and his wife Becky, Jefferson G. Marcellus and his wife Connie, and Christopher J. Marcellus and his wife Darcy, all of Wheeling, three daughters, Brenda Witt and her husband Charlie of Wheeling, Rebecca Winwood and her husband Brad of Weirton and Paula J. Marcellus of Bridgeport, Ohio, a brother, George B. Rickus of Colerain, Ohio, eight grandchildren, Ashley, Jefferson, Jason, Douglas, Brandon, Allison, Samantha and Darron and two great-grandchildren, Jarek and Kalvin.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St, Elm Grove. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Entombment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Wheeling. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Church or School. Offer condolences at

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Robinanita Bartlett-Bowers
8 years ago

I wanted to send you all my best and know you are in my prayers in this time of loss. Lillian was a wonderful woman and she will be watching over all who loved her. Just for reference I am Henrietta Heffron’s granddaughter daughter of Helen. In case no one remembers me.

Joyce Lett
8 years ago

Paula my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am very sorry for your loss. If can help you in any way please let me know.