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Loretta Frances Nesbitt

February 19, 1923 - October 18, 2021

Loretta Frances (Rush) Nesbitt, 98, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.
Loretta was born February 19, 1923, in Charlestown, Indiana, a daughter of the late Albert Rush and Estel (Skimmerhorn) Yenowine. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Wheeling, and was an avid reader. She will be remembered by all who knew her as a faith filled, gentle, warm, gracious and kind woman, who loved her family beyond measure.
In addition to her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Paul Albert Nesbitt, in 1983; step-father, John Yenowine; brother, Bud Rush; and sisters, Helen Belcher and Hallie Shelman. She is survived by her three children, David (Kay) Nesbitt of Berkeley Springs, WV, Gregory (Bobbi) Nesbitt of Wheeling and Margaret “Peg” (James) Ritchey of Greencastle, PA; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visitation and services for Loretta will be private. The family asks that you be with them in your thoughts and prayers. Loretta will be interred next to her husband at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses and staff at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. Loretta received such excellent care during her time at Good Shepherd, and her family is eternally grateful.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, or online at www.tmcfunding.com (click here).
Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

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