Helena (Ackermann) Howorth, born July 16, 1933, age 87 of Wheeling, WV passed away peacefully on November 5, 2020.
An educator at heart, Helena received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA and her Master’s degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
Helena spent the majority of her career teaching children of U.S. Armed Forces members on several bases in Europe and South America. She taught at St. Michael’s Parish School, and served as Principal upon returning to the Ohio Valley.
A world traveler, Ms. Howorth was well versed in literature, current events and music. Her proudest accomplishment was her beloved son, Jeffrey Howorth of Wheeling, WV. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey and sister-in-law, Nedra Ackermann.
Friends will be received Monday, November 9th from 4-6pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. A mass of Christian burial with full Catholic rites will be held Tuesday, November 10th, 10:00am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1225 National Rd., in Wheeling. Committal service to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Date: Monday, November 9, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
St. Michael Catholic Church
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