Margaret Mary Wolzak

May 23, 1917 - July 1, 2013

05/23/1917 - 07/01/2013

WOLZAK, Margaret M., 96, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away very peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2013, with her daughter by her side at Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center.

She was born on May 23, 1917, in Wheeling. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wheeling. She and her husband, Walter Wolzak, were former owners of Marge’s Grocery Store in North Wheeling for 37 years before retiring.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Wolzak, and two daughters, Margie Meckling, and Marilyn Strimel.

She is survived by one daughter, Beverly Vanaman; six grandchildren, John Vanaman, Jeff Vanaman, Julie Vanaman Manning, Joanne Vanaman, Patrick Meckling, and Scott Strimel; many great grandchildren, who frequently visited her at the nursing home, and loved her with all their hearts; and two great-great grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Naegele as celebrant.

Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

The family of Margaret would like to thank the wonderful and loving staff at Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center for all the love and care she received as a patient for the last 6 years. She was always treated like a queen.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com

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Matt & Melissa Schrebe
7 years ago

At times like this it’s sometimes hard to find the right words to say.Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

With Deepest Sympathy,

Matt & Mel

Patsy Glessner
7 years ago

Bev and Family.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. She was a very sweet lady and we cherish many fond memories of her. May she rest in peace.

Lee and Patsy Glessner

Tracey Dickinson
7 years ago

Bev, she was a great lady my mom loved herLinda Zane….she told me to tell you how sorry she is for you….but your mom lived a great life……

Ralph Neidert
7 years ago

My deepest sympathy to the Wolzak family. I have many fond childhood memories of going to Margie’s. My parents, Paul and Ann Neidert, were friends with Walter and Margie for many years. Rest in Peace Margie, you were loved by many!

Sandra Johnson Fultz
7 years ago

My deepest sympathy to the Wolzak family. Memories of living in the neighborhood in North Wheeling will last forever. Little Margie usually made all the ice cream cones that I bought so frequently. Growing up at that time and shopping at the family store will never be forgotten.

Dennis.R.Albaugh
7 years ago

My sincere condolences to the family of Margaret Mary Wolzak.

JACKIE, PAT ANGELA & MARY ELIZABETH PETROS
7 years ago

SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS

AUNT MARGIE HAS A DIRECT FLIGHT TO HEAVEN TO BE WITH UNCLE WALTER, LITTLE MARGE AND TOOTSIE

SHE WAS LOVED AND ALWAYS HAD A KIND WORD TO SAY

Denver Haught
7 years ago

Will miss her smile, really a nice lady may she rest in peace.