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Elizabeth "Betty" Shia

February 10, 1927 - April 18, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” (Mattes) Shia, 91, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.

Betty was born February 10, 1927, in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Maloney) Mattes. She retired from the former Wheeling Stamping and was Catholic by faith.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Edward A. Shia. She is survived by her brother, Charles Mattes and his wife, Mary Jo of Derwood, Md; and a niece, Debbie Rosenberger and her husband, David of Mount Airy, Md.

Friends will be received from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at The Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling, with Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Cathedral of St. Joseph, 1300 Eoff Street, Wheeling, or online at  www.tmcfunding.com

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.



Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am


Cathedral of St. Joseph

1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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