Mary Margaret Biery

May 3, 1930 - July 25, 2012

05/03/1930 - 07/25/2012

Biery, Mary Margaret O’Neill, 82, of Wheeling, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at Beacon House Assisted Living facility, St. Clairsville, Ohio.

She was born May 3, 1930 in Wheeling, WV to the late Donald Daniel O’Neill and Madeline Anna Wiethe. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Thomas L. Biery Sr.

Mary was a former employee of Horne’s and Stone & Thomas. In addition to raising a large family, she also enjoyed shopping, dressing up and dressing others, and Saturday night dances. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Wheeling and, more recently, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville.

She is survived by her only sibling, Donald O’Neill of El Paso, Texas, and her eight children: Marsha O’Brien Albert of Phoenix, Arizona, Pamela McKedy Kevin of Heidelberg, Germany, Thomas L. Jr. Kim of Amherst, Ohio, Monica of Wellsburg, WV, Mark Kim of Centerville, Ohio, Michael of Wheeling, Jeffrey Deborah of Springfield, Virginia, and Troy of Morristown, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.

Interment and services for the family were arranged by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling.

As there was no visitation, condolences are welcome at

Mary & Tom valued the importance of education and set up a Scholarship Fund to help others. Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomas L. & Mary M. Biery Scholarship Fund at West Virginia University, WVU Foundation, One Waterfront Place – 7th Fl., P.O. Box 1650, Morgantown, WV 26507. Please make checks payable to “WVU Foundation” and write “Scholarship #3S781” on your memo line, or online @ and clicking on the “Make a Gift” button.

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Ellen D DeMucci
7 years ago

Keeping the extended Biery Family in my thoughts and prayers.

Mary Biery
7 years ago

Mike and Family..So sorry about you Mother.Never meet her..My Prayer’s and Thought’s are with you….

Debby Eimer Groninger
7 years ago

praying for you all.