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Josephine Weidman

March 21, 1925 - January 18, 2019

WEIDMAN, Josephine, 93, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, January 18, 2019 at home.

She was born March 21, 1925, a daughter of the late George and Mary George Elias.

Josephine was a devout Catholic and was a member of Corpus Christi Church in Warwood. She volunteered her time with a variety of causes, including Catholic Charities and WV Right to Life.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin F. Weidman in 2017, three sisters, Bessie Martin, Ann Elias, Madeline Genovese, and two brothers, Louis and Joseph Elias.

She is survived by eight daughters, Mary (Gary) Clegg of Wheeling, Anne (Kevin) Goist of Columbiana, Ohio, Theresa Weidman of Wheeling, Judy Palmer of Cape Coral, Fla., Margaret (Michael) Zebrine of Wake Forrest, N.C. Christine (Michael) Robinson of Columbus, Ohio, Eleanor (Michael) Forbes of North Canton, Ohio, and Lisa Forsyth of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five sons, Joseph (Vicki) Weidman of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Alvin (Mary Kay) Weidman Jr., of Morgantown, W.Va., Patrick (Nancy) Weidman of Morgantown, Paul (Dawn) Weidman of St. Clairsville, Ohio, and Luke (Connie) Weidman of Waxhaw, N.C.; 40 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren. She will be lovingly missed by family and friends.

Friends will be received on Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 4-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, where a rosary service will be held at 6 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 11 am at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Warwood, W.Va., with Rev. Paul Mundumoozhikkaranirappel, C.S.T. as celebrant, and Msgr. Eugene Ostrowski V.F. and Msgr. Bakhos Chidiak as cocelebrants. Entombment will take place in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities (click here), 2000 Main Street, Wheeling WV 26003 or to West Virginians for Life (click here), 25 Canyon Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, or through

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Monday, January 21, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


Corpus Christi Catholic Church

1516 Warwood Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, January 21, 2019


Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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