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Dorothy E. Erbacher

May 20, 1936 - January 7, 2021

Dorothy Ellen Erbacher, 84, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Trinity Hospital, Steuebnville, OH.

She was born May 20, 1936, a daughter of the late Everett and Hilda (Hall) Roth. Dorothy was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. She truly loved watching and being around her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph D. Erbacher JR.; one daughter, Deborah E. Gessler; her sister, Virginia (Dale) Reggenbach and two brothers, Richard “Dick” and Arthur “Bill” (Jane) Roth.

Dorothy is survived by her one son, Joseph D. (Becky) Erbacher, III of Bethlehem; two daughters, Linda M. (David) Wodesky of Colerain, OH and Kimberly (Jimmy) Rykowski of Cadiz, OH; her son-in-law, Robert E. “Bob” Gessler of Wheeling; ten grandchildren, Chris Erbacher and Amber, Craig (Cori) Erbacher, Emily (Albert) Russell, Bill (Jen) Gooch, Marci Gaylor and Chris, Frank (Alyssa) Gessler, Meghan (Jeremy) Johns, Michelle (Ryan) Hunker, Eric (Jen) Wodesky and Tina Marie (Rob) Rushing; 18 great-grandchildren and one due in May and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Monday, January 11, 2021 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 1400 Eoff St. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, January 12, at 11 am at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Entombment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  For those unable to attend the service in person, the service may be viewed remotely by CLICKING HERE.

Memorial contributions may be made to W.V.U. – A.L.S. Treatment Center, W.V.U. Neurological Dept., PO Box 9180, Morgantown, WV 26506, in memory of her daughter Deborah E. Gessler.

 

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 11, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Monday, January 11, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church

2111 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum-Wheeling

Wheeling, WV 26003


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