OPIC, Louise A., 73, of Louisville, Ky., passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at the home of her nephew and niece, Joe and Vicky Calissie of Martins Ferry, Ohio.
She was born in Benwood, W.Va. on April 6, 1938, to the late George and Cecelia Opic Pisarcik.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Evelyn Calissie Weigand and her nephew, Fred Calissie.
She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Wheeling, and was employed at Wheeling Hospital as an executive secretary for Sam Nazzarro. She retired for the General Electric Corporation after 42 years of service, having worked in their corporate locations in Cleveland, Ohio and Louisville, Ky. She was a member of the GE Elfun Society, and the Church of the Epiphany in Louisville, Ky. She was also very active in the Healing Blanket Ministry.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Joe Vicky Calissie of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Kevin, Shawn Jodi Calissie of Wheeling, Katrina Tommy Walters of Wheeling; several great nieces and nephews; several great-great nieces and nephews; and several special and wonderful friends, especially Howard Rose Michael Hipp of Parma, Ohio, and Dr. Anna Perry of Louisville, Ky.
Friends will be received Monday, November 14, 2011 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Wheeling, at Noon on Monday, November 14, 2011 with Rev. Dean Borgmeyer as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. Memorial services will be held at the Church of the Epiphany in Lousville, Ky. at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Healing Blanket Ministry or the Church of the Epiphany, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, Louisville, KY, 40223.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com