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Blanche Mae Kaminski

March 10, 1935 - September 12, 2021

Blanche Mae Kaminski, 86, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021 at home.

She was born March 10, 1935, in Goosetown-Wheeling to the late Casper and Katherine (Nicholson) Reger. Blanche was a Catholic by faith. She spent most of her adult life on Wheeling Island, a season ticket holder for the Wheeling Nailers and ran the 50/50 at the games for many years. Blanche was the recipient of the Randy Stevens Booster of the Year Award and a member of TOPS.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her significant other, Paul R. Baker Sr.; husband, Stephen Kaminski Sr.; one son, Ronald Kaminski; two brothers, John and Ronald Reger and two sisters, Charlotte Berakis and Patricia Rochel.

Blanche is survived by her three children, Stephen (Lynn A.) Kaminski Jr., Mark (Linda) Kaminski and Kathi Kaminski; daughter-in-law, Lynn Kaminski; three sisters, Susan Downing, Cassandra Doyle and Virginia Maxwell; 11 grandchildren, Adam Kaminski, Stephen (Nicole) Kaminski III, Ashley Bryan, Katie (Mark) Hunter, Dr. Betsy (Michael) Kaminski-Cushman, Stefanie (Troy) Allenby, Kerri Kaminski, Markie Kaminski, Brooke Kaminski, Danielle Kaminski and Shay Kaminski; 10 great-grandchildren, Kaley, Cameron, Colby, Conner, Mark, Brynnlee, Cheyenne, Maddyson, Wyatt and Kam and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Friday, September 17, 2021 from 5-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 154 Kruger St. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Make-a-Wish of Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia at PO Box 97104 Washington, DC 20090 or by clicking here.


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Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

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