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Dorothy Theresa "Dot" Belz

May 3, 1921 - October 5, 2018

Dorothy T. Belz, 97, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018, at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born May 3, 1921, a daughter of the late Eugene Joseph and Caroline (Bohl) Belz. Dorothy was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Carroll #229 and Christian Mothers of St. Michael’s. She was an avid WVU, Notre Dame and Wheeling Central fan.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her brother, Eugene William Belz; two sisters, Alberta McGannon and Rosalia Belz; one brother-in-law Thomas McGannon; one niece, Gracene Van Liew; one nephew, Bill Belz and one great-niece, Theresa McGannon.

Dorothy is survived by three nephews, Thomas (Carol) McGannon of Wheeling, John (Mary Ellen) McGannon of Bremerton, WA, and David Belz of Colorado; three nieces, Marie McGannon of Wheeling, Francene “Frankie” Eckle of Vancouver, OR and Nancy Jean Vasquez of Fresno, CA; one niece-in-law, Connie Belz of Denver, CO and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews and friends.

Family and friends will be received Monday, October 8, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, October 9, at 9 am at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Nursing Home by clicking here.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 8, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Time: 9:00 am


St. Michael Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Mt. Calvary Cemetery

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