Thomas M. Jochum, Sr.

July 1, 1925 - January 11, 2008

07/01/1925 - 01/11/2008

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Visitation
Monday January 14, 2008
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McCoy- Altmeyer Funeral Home
44 - 15th St
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Service
Monday January 14, 2008
7:00 pm
McCoy- Altmeyer Funeral Home
44 - 15th St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McCoy- Altmeyer Funeral Home
44 - 15th St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions

JOCHUM, Thomas M. Sr., 82, of Wheeling, died Friday, January 11, 2008 in Park Health Center, St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Tom was born July 1, 1925 in Wheeling, a son of the late Michael and Jessica Bartels Jochum. He was retired from the former Blaw-Knox Foundry; a member of the 4th Street United Methodist Church; a 1943 graduate of the Linsly Military Academy, Wheeling; a U.S. Army veteran; attended W.V.U., where he was a varsity football and baseball player; and was an avid golfer, hunter and gardener.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Edna C. Scott Jochum in 2006.

Tom is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Toth and her husband, David of Front Royal, Va.; five sons, Thomas M. Jochum, Jr. and his wife, Sue of Warwood, Michael Lee Jochum and his wife, Barbara, Brian Jochum and his wife, Sandra, Bruce Jochum and his wife, Sally; and Mark Scott, all of Wheeling; a brother, Jack Jochum and his wife, Evelyn of Wheeling; a sister, Thelma Pompeo and her husband, Domonic of Wheeling; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm, Monday, January 14, 2008 at McCoy-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 44 15th Street, Wheeling, where a memorial celebration of Tom’s life will be held at 7 pm. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to either, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Valley Hospice, 132 Peters Run Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

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