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Edith Renzella

June 20, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

RENZELLA, Edith M. "Edie," 89, formerly of McMechen, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Ross Memorial Health Care Center.

She was born May 1, 1924, in Pageton, WV, a daughter of the late George and Louise Kirby Mitchem.

Edith was retired from the former Hornes in Wheeling, a member of the St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, the Rosary Altar Society, Whg. Chapter of CPI and the Oglebay Institute.

In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred A. Renzella in 1992, a son, Samuel Renzella in 1986 and a brother, George Mitchem, Jr.

Surviving are three children: Alfred N. Renzella and his wife, Sue of Glen Dale, WV, David A. Renzella and his wife, Lisa of Jacksonville, FL, and Sandra L. Battista and her husband, Allen of Canton, GA; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and three sisters-in-law: Elsie Renzella, Patricia Renzella and Pauline Renzella Lattanzio.

Friends will be received on Thursday, June 20, from 2-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., Mc Mechen.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen with Rev. Larry Wrenn as celebrant.

Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ross Memorial Health Care Center.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at

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