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John Obloj

August 9, 1919 - February 7, 2017

John Obloj, 97, of Benwood, WV, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in Wheeling Hospital, with loved ones at his side.

Mr. Obloj was born August 9, 1919, in Golcowa, Poland. He was a retired city employee of Benwood for many years; and a devout Catholic and member of St. Johns Church, Benwood. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara, his devoted wife of 45 years; a brother, Henry; and a sister, Kazimiera. He is survived by his children, Edward (Zofia) Obloj, Bernadette (Jozef) Krypla, Maria (Herb) Herbut and Celina Obloj and her fiance’ David Guscott; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, Friday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where a vigil service will be held at 6 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Saturday, February 11, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Cyprian Osuegbu as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Catholic Church, Benwood, C/o St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 2111 Market Street, Wheeling, 26003, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church

2111 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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