Regina Mae LaFlam

May 27, 1929 - June 1, 2008

05/27/1929 - 06/01/2008

Past Services

Tuesday June 03, 2008
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions
Wednesday June 04, 2008
10:00 am
St. Michael Catholic Church
1225 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
242-1560 | Directions
Wednesday June 04, 2008
11:45 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

LaFLAM, Regina Mae “Jean” Speaker, 79, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Sunday, June 1, 2008, in Wheeling Hospital.

Born in Wheeling on May 27, 1929, Jean was the daughter of the late Francis and Bernadette Heil Speaker. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, and was a member of the former Blessed Trinity Catholic Church.

Jean was a retired employee of Wheeling Stamping Co. and after her retirement, she worked many years for Senior Services in Wheeling.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. LaFlam in 2000 and her sister, Betty Bernhard.

Surviving are two daughters, Catherine LaFlam of Grove City, Ohio, and Connie Mirides and her husband, Jim, of Wheeling; two sons, James F. LaFlam Jr. and his wife, Becki, of Wheeling and Thomas M. LaFlam and his wife, Stephanie, of Wheeling; her grandchildren, James F. LaFlam III, Carla LaFlam, Valerie LaFlam, David LaFlam, Stephanie Wodusky, Amanda Wodusky, and Megan Mirides; great-grandchildren, Aspen LaFlam, James F. LaFlam IV, Riley Gaines, and Emily LaFlam; her sister, Rosemary Buzzard of Wheeling and her brother, Bernard Speaker and his wife, Betty, of Wheeling; several nieces and nephews and numerous special friends.

Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street Wheeling WV on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 from 1-8 p.m.

Vigil services will be held on Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling.

Entombment will follow in Mt Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation 1221A Ohio Ave, Dunbar WV 25064.

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Jim & Carolee Brown
8 years ago

Cathy and Family:

Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear mother. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Jim & Carolee

Tina Pizzola
8 years ago


John and our family send you our prayers and deepest sympathy to you and your family. I am sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. I wish I could be there to give you a hug, and tell you that everything will be ok.

Love and Prayers,

Tina & John Pizzola

Nicole Stephens
8 years ago

Connie, Steph & family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Stay strong and take care. Let me know if there is anything I can do.

Nicole Stephens & family

Woodsfield BP #818 Staff
8 years ago

Hello Tom,

We just wanted to send our condolences to you and your family. From Riike and Staff at Woodsfield #818 Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

rick wear
8 years ago

Jim & Becki . My deepest sympathy to the entire LaFlam family.

Ruth Ann Wahl
8 years ago

My sympathy to the family. I worked with Jean at Wheeling Stamping for many years. I was her timekeeper, then the Personnel Manager. We kept in touch through the years and I will miss hearing from Jean. She was truly one of the finest ladies I had the priviledge of knowing. May she rest in peace.

Jill Buono
8 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I worked with Jean at Wheeling Health Right. What a remarkable lady!!! We had so much fun. Loved taking her to different functions. We laughed alot. She will be missed. God bless you all.

Hal Miller
8 years ago

To Cathy & Family our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother

Hal & Shirley Miller

Woodsfield BP #818 Staff
8 years ago


We just wanted to send our condolences to you and your family. From Rikke and Staff at Woodsfield #818 Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

Shannon Wall
8 years ago

Tom, Stephanie, Valerie, and Dave –

You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.