Marcella G. Platt

May 5, 1923 - January 23, 2002

05/05/1923 - 01/23/2002

Past Services

Thursday January 24, 2002
12:00 pm
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Friday January 25, 2002
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Saturday January 26, 2002
11:00 am
St. Vincent dePaul Church
2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Platt, Marcella G. Dierkes, 78, formerly of Fairmont Avenue, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, in Weirton Medical Center. Marcella was born May 5, 1923, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Frederick and Anna Held Dierkes. She was a homemaker and a member of the former Immaculate Conception Church, Wheeling. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Platt in 1975; two sisters, Madelyne Lotz and Marie Dierkes. Surviving are a son, Donald L. Platt and his wife, Janet of Wheeling; two daughters, Lois Dillon and her husband, James of Martins Ferry and Marleen Miller and her husband, Chuck of Wheeling; a brother, Frank Dierkes and his wife, Stella of Bethlehem; 13 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. H. Joseph Wilhelm as celebrant. Interment will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Katie and Alfred Renshaw
8 years ago

Don and Janet,Al & I are keeping you and your family in prayer during this sad time. Jesus is holding her in his arms with much love. All her pain and suffering is over.

John 3:16, God so loved the world that he gave us His only Son that whosoever believeth in Him will not perish but have everlasting life.