William Anthony Widmer, Sr. thumbnail

William Anthony Widmer, Sr.

September 13, 1925 - November 22, 2018

WIDMER, William A. Sr., 93, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, November 22, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital.
He was born September 13, 1925 in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Walter and Henrietta Rabeck Widmer. He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel and a WWII Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Wheeling, past Grand Knight of the Columbia Council – Knights of Columbus, a member of the Knights of Columbus, Carol Council #504, past President of the Ohio Valley Traffic Club, the St. Michael Holy Name Society, the American Legion Post 1 in Wheeling, and the Oglebay Park Golf Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter Widmer, Aloyusious Widmer, and Rev. Edward J. Widmer CMF, and two sisters-in-law, Helene Widmer and Sally Widmer.
He is survived by his loving wife, Theresa V. Ginocchio Widmer; two daughters, Janet W. (Edward) Ferroni of Naperville, Ill., and Cathy W. (Richard) Stewart of Audbon, Pa.; one son, William A. (Sonja) Widmer of Wheeling; four grandchildren, Caterina (Hans) Fuhrmeister, Renee Stewart, Anthony (Brittany) Widmer, and Fred Widmer; and two great grandchildren, James and Maria Fuhrmeister.
At William’s request, there will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 11 am at St. Michael Catholic Church with Rev. Martin Smay as celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Michael Catholic School, 1221 National Road, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003 or through www.TMCFunding.com (Click Here)

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

St. Michael Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of William by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence
13

What our families say...

“The staff and facilities at the Altmeyer Funeral Home are second to none.  This was by far the most superior service that I ever experienced at a funeral home. Thank you for all that you did for our family.”

×

A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.