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Helena Howorth

July 16, 1933 - November 5, 2020

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.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 9, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Time: 10:00 am


St. Michael Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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