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Mildred Lee Tusina

June 20, 1931 - September 30, 2019

Mildred Lee Rife Tusina entered into the realm of angels in Heavenly peace on Monday, September 30, 2019.
Mildred Lee was born on June 20, 1931 in Bellaire, OH, a daughter of the late Carl and Gladys McFadden Rife.
Mildred was a member of the former St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wheeling, and a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wheeling. Mildred Lee was a 1949 graduate of Bellaire High School and was a retired employee of the former Stone and Thomas in Wheeling and a homemaker.
In addition to her parents, preceding her in death were her husband, Albert Frank Tusina in 2014, a sister, Laura Rife Yankavitch in 1986 and a brother, Carl L. Rife in 1995.
Mildred Lee is survived by her daughter, Deborah Ann Tusina of Benwood, a sister, Marigene Rife Johnston and her husband Douglas, of Wheeling, a brother, Jerry L. Rife and his wife Carol, of St. Clairsville, OH and several nieces and nephews.
Private visitation and Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held at the convenience of the family. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Garden Mausoleum.
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Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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