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Peggy Ann Palmer

October 26, 1938 - February 10, 2021

Peggy Ann (Tralka) Palmer, 82, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital.
She was born on October 26, 1938 in Glen Dale, WV, daughter of the late Charles & Ida (Dargis) Tralka.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John “Pete” Palmer Sr.; son, Dr. Joe Palmer and her beloved sister, Evelyn Jochum and her husband, Jack.
Peggy was a 1956 graduate of St. Joseph Academy, owner of Columbia Sales Inc., a homemaker, member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Board Member of the Auxiliary of Wheeling Hospital, Women’s Club of Wheeling, Charter’s Guild of Wheeling University, Board Member of the Auxiliary of the Convent of Sisters at St. Joseph, Volunteered at Wheeling Hospital for almost thirty years, won the Kenneth O. Pickering Humanitarian Award from Wheeling Hospital and volunteered at Corpus Christi at their Library and also tutored children to read,
She was survived by her children, Dr. John “Jack” Palmer Jr. (Rose), Catherine (Tony) Campbell, Susan (George) Stanley and Dr. Jim ( Dr. Stacie) Palmer all of Wheeling; brother, Charles (Rose) Tralka of California; 10 grandchildren, Caroline (R.J.) Zitzelsberger of Wheeling, Dr. John “Jack” Palmer III (Dr. Sarah) of Teays Valley, WV, Dr. Valerie (Blake) Lindell of Howell, Michigan, Jordan (Esq.) Megan Palmer of Wheeling, Natalie Palmer of Wilmington, NC, Julia (Dr. Erik) Gompers of Buffalo, NY, David Stanley (Fiancee, Dr. Melinda Earnest) of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Thomas Stanley of Wheeling, Sara Palmer of Wheeling, and Mason Palmer of Wheeling; 7 great grandchildren; beloved sister-in-law, Sr.Mary Palmer CSJ; Daughter-in-law, Jane Palmer of Wheeling and several loved nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 2-4pm and 5-7 pm with a 6:30pm Vigil Service at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, masks and hand sanitizer will be supplied to anyone that would require or want it. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 10am at Cathedral of St. Joseph with Msgr. Joseph Peterson serving as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
The family would like a special thank you to be given to Dr. Brad Schmitt and his Staff for their wonderful care of their mother in her time of need and also to her beloved niece, Patti Miller, who Mom looked forward to seeing every Friday at her Beauty Salon.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that Memorial Donations be made to either the Sisters of St. Joseph or to Wheeling Central Catholic High School.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Monday, February 15, 2021

Time: 10:00 am


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, February 15, 2021

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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