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Patty Torbett

September 9, 1940 - September 19, 2021

Catherine Patricia “Patty” Kendall Templin Torbett, 81, formerly of Wheeling, passed away on September 19 in Westfield, IN.
She was born September 9, 1940, in Wheeling WV, daughter of the late George W. Kendall and Helen Canty Kendall. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Wheeling in 1958. She married the late Joseph F. Templin in 1960.
She was a homemaker for over 20 years and was later employed in the Service department of John Sisson Motors in Bethlehem. She married the late Paul E. Torbett in 1994.
She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, hosting big family dinners, reading, and walking daily throughout Bethlehem. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
She is survived by her five children: Joseph Templin, Jr, (Charlene) of Wheeling; Lori (Robert) Riser of California, MD; George (Sarah) Templin of Wheeling; Lisa (Brad) Shafer of Wheeling; and Terri (Steve) Powell of Carmel, IN, and 14 grandchildren, Ryan, Tony, Stacy, Andy, Alexis, Regan, Rachel, Samuel, Michael, Nate, Kendall, Madison, Emilie, and Luke, and 8 great-grandchildren. She is the forever best friend of Gennie Kuca of Warwood.
A memorial gathering will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home in Elm Grove on Friday, September 24, from 6-8 pm. A vigil service will be held at 8 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 25, at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Masks are encouraged at the memorial gathering and are required at the funeral Mass.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Oglebay Foundation at or Dotted Line Divas at .

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 24, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Time: 10:00 am


St. Vincent dePaul Church

2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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