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Elizabeth Jean "Sis" Stipetich

September 21, 1930 - August 19, 2019

Elizabeth Jean “Sis” Stipetich, 88, of Benwood, WV, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019, at Wheeling Hospital surrounded by family.

She was born September 21, 1930, a daughter of the late Irvin and Dulcie (Crawford) Little. Sis was a member of St. John Catholic Church and retired from Wheeling Stamping after many years. She was a member International Association of Machinists and the former Croatian Cultural Club. She spent numerous years volunteering with the American Red Cross Blood Drives, Meals on Wheels and St. John’s Christian Services working at many street fairs, fish fries and funeral luncheons.

In addition to her parents, Sis is preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Joseph Stipetich (2017); one grandson, Griffin P. Stipetich; four brothers, Malvin, Duane, Chuck and Joseph Little and two sisters, Louise Davis and Peg Shaw.

Sis is survived by her four sons, Joseph (Autumn) Stipetich of Martinsburg, WV, Frank (Susan) Stipetich of Glen Dale, Ronald (Robin) Stipetich of Benwood and John (Peg) Stipetich of Glen Dale; one sister, Myral Wojcicki; one sister-in-law, Alberta Little; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Glenn) Hicks, Abby (Michael) Bunch, Jonathan (Anna) Stipetich, Brandon Stipetich, Sarah Elizabeth Stipetich, Ali (Ryan) Novick, Shannon Stipetich and Collin Stipetich; six great-grandchildren, Indigo and Desmond Hicks, Griffin, Ireland and Lennox Bunch and Lincoln Novick and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 1-8pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, WV. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, August 26, 2019 at 11 am at St. John Catholic Church with Fr. Arul Anthony officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of Sis’s favorite charities, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital by clicking here, Wounded Warriors by clicking here or Special Olympics by clicking here.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040

Service Information

Date: Monday, August 26, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


St. John Catholic Church, Benwood

622 Main Street
Benwood , WV 26031

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, August 26, 2019


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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