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John Forrest Criswell

June 8, 1956 - October 24, 2019

Criswell, John “Jack” Forrest, 63, of McMechen, died Thursday October, 24, 2019 in Wheeling Hospital surrounded by his family.

Jack was born June 8, 1956 in Glen Dale, the son of the late George and Kathryn Webb Criswell.

He was an electrician for Ormet and retired from Marshall County Schools; a member of First Church of God, McMechen: and a member of IBEW Local #141.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister Kathy Martin and his mother-in-law Beverly Zajac.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years Sandy Zajac Criswell; a daughter Jessica Garcher (Brian) of Greensburg, PA; a sister Jane Rickman (Donny) of McMechen; a brother Kenn Criswell of Pittsburgh; sister-in-laws Sharon White (Bruce) and Susan Claycomb (Donnie); several  nieces and nephews including Todd Thompson, Sarah Grigsby (Pete) and Katie Inclan (Alex): great nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday 27, 2019 from 12-3 pm and 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood/McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen where services will be held on Monday October, 28, 2019 at 11 am with Rev. Rodney Hubbs officiating. Interment to follow at McMechen Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kathy’s House Foundation, P O Box 163, Glen Dale, WV., 26038.

Online condolences may be made to the family at altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Service Information

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Location:

McMechen Cemetery

P.O. Box 123
McMechen, WV 26040


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