Bert Alexander Phemester, 84, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Friday, New Years Day, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital.
Bert was born in Wheeling on August 14, 1936, son of the late Henry M. and Mary (Johnston) Phemester.
He was a self employed construction worker and a lifetime member of the Cave Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers , John Phemester; Henry Phemester; 5 sisters: Eliza, Elizabeth, Evelyn, Nancy, and Jean; sister-in-law Rose Phemester, and nephew, Allen “Pat” Phemester.
Surviving are his nephew Dr. Brian (Stephanie) Phemester of Manchester, NH; nieces Mary Ann “Pinky” (John) Depto of Glen Dale, WV; Debra Snow of Orlando, FL; Nora Phemester of Wheeling, WV, and her children, Patrick (Erin) Phemester of Beaver Falls , PA; Megan (Heath) Jones of St. Clairsville, OH; and Aaron Phemester of Wheeling, WV; sister-in-law, Suzanne Phemester of Martins Ferry, OH; and long-time companion Barbara Hill of Gainesville, FL. Also many nieces, nephews, grand and great nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling from 4pm until time of services at 7pm with Rev. Martin Smay officiating.
Date: Thursday, January 7, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm