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Donald Joseph "Don" McCormick

April 7, 1951 - February 22, 2019

Donald Joseph McCormick, 67, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019, at home with family.
He was born April 7, 1951, a son of the late Donald L. and Mary Ann “Molly” (Fahey) McCormick. Don was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He retired from Wheeling Park High School, after 32 years, as a special education teacher. Don was a member of the Knights of Columbus No. 1907 in Moundsville, Fourth Degree Assembly in Moundsville, Ancient Order of Hibernians and St. Vincent de Paul Society. An extremely active member in the community, Don coached basketball at Wheeling Park High School for 20 years, Scoreboard Operator for Wheeling Park at Wheeling Island Stadium, Wheeling Park Basketball Scoreboard Operator, a former teacher and Special Olympics Coach at the School of Hope in Belmont County and was the North Pole celebrity visitor at WTRF Channel 7, with numerous civic organizations, schools, family and friends.
Don is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Ellen S. (Carpenter) McCormick; two sons, Mark (Megan) McCormick of Concord, NC, and Timothy McCormick of Moundsville, WV; five brothers, Timothy P. (Dee) McCormick of Wheeling, David M. (Beth) McCormick of Columbus, OH, Kevin R. (Shelia) McCormick of Wheeling, Terry McCormick of Wheeling and Patrick S. (Carol) McCormick of Wheeling; one sister, Maureen (Jim) Osborne of Glenwood, MD; four grandchildren, Dylan McCormick of Cambridge Ontario, Canada, Declan, Callen and Flynn McCormick all of Concord, NC, and a large extended family with many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and a special thank you to Aunt Betty.
Family and friends will be received Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 2-8 pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, February 27, at 11 am at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Fr. That Son Ngoc Nguyen as celebrant. Inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice, with consideration for all of Don’s passions.
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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Moundsville, WV

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