2004 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries: Z
Victor Zadell, of Brighton, Tenn., passed away Monday, July 5, 2004, after a brief battle with cancer.
Family and friends will be received at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Thomas from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday. The Rosary will be recited at 11 a.m. and the funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. with Fr. Timothy Grassi officiating. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. From 23 Jul 2004.
Stella D. Zalatoris
Stella Dorothy Zalatoris, 93, formerly of Davis, passed away Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
She was born Feb. 25, 1911, in Davis, the daughter of the late Stanley and Dorothy Z. Pachosa.
She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Zalatoris.
She is survived by two sons, Joseph Anthony of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Carl Paul of St. Marys; two brothers, Harry of Spokane, Wash., and Albert of Topeka, Kan.; one sister, Adella of Gadsen, Ala.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Albert Edward; and five brothers, Metz, Adolph, Stanley, Jack and Andy.
Stella was a homemaker and a member of St. Veronica Catholic Church.
Friends will be received at the Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. A Vigil for the Deceased will be at 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Thomas Catholic church in Thomas at 10 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Fr. John Agipito as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Thomas. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. From 18 Aug 2004.
Albert B. Zara
Albert B. Zara, 95, a resident of 93 Smithfield St., Century No. 1, departed this life at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, July 29, 2004, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Sept. 5, 1908, at Algeria, the son of the late John Vatist and Mary Mallai Zara.
He was united in marriage on June 26, 1940, at Anna Marie Cvechko Zara, who survives.
Surviving are three sons, John J. Zara of Fort Worth, Texas, Albert E. Zara and wife, Patricia, of Clarksburg and Victor F. Zara of Buckhannon; two sisters, Pauline Riley of Houston, Texas, and Virginia Zubas of Century; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Chi Chi Bahr.
He was a supervisor for Bethlehem Steel and retired in 1968 with 47 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II, served in the U.S Army with the 1st Infantry Division and received a Purple Heart medal.
He was an avid baseball player and golfer and was a member of the Barbour County Club and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663 of Buckhannon.
He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church, and upon its closing transferred to the Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Buckhannon.
Friend will be received at the Wright Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Sunday. A biblical prayer service will be offered at 8 p.m. Sunday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Buckhannon at 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Fr. James McCafferty will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with VFW Post 3663 rites. Wright Funeral Home service. From 30 Jul 2004.
Donna Zentz, 67, a resident of Glenmore Loop, passed away at 11:53 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Donna Zentz. From 9 and 10 Apr 2004.
Donna I. Zentz
Donna Irene Tingler Zentz, 67, a resident of the Glenmore Loop, passed away at 11:53 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2004, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 11, 1937, at Whitmer, the daughter of the late Ted and Ethel Elza Tingler.
On May 1, 1956, at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elkins, she was married to John L. Zentz.
Surviving are four sons, David Zentz of Loveland, Colo., Ted Zentz of Arcadia, Neb., Shawn Zentz of Omaha, Neb., and James Zentz of Kearny, Neb.; three daughters, Robin Zentz Woltje of Cincinnati, Ohio, Joyce Randall of Covington, Wash., and Bonnie Zentz of Topeka, Kan.; five brothers, Hermie, June and Alonzo Tingler, all of Whitmer, Lewis Tingler of Bowden and Roy Tingler of New Palestine, Ind.; and two sisters, Geraldine Raines of Whitmer and Louise Collett of Tennessee. Nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.
Also preceding her in death were one brother, Corbit Tingler; and one sister, Bonnie Tingler.
Following her marriage, Mrs. Zentz spent the next 24 years as a Navy wife. In March 1968, she returned to Beverly, where she and two of her children were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints after re-establishing a relationship with her cousin, Shirley Johnson, formerly of Beverly.
In 1996, she divorced and in 1999 she became a resident of Elkins.
She loved antiquing, quilting, embroidering, canning and pets. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren, attending church activities and serving her neighbors. She had a desire to travel and enjoyed seeing new places.
She was a dedicated and loving mother to her children and nine grandchildren while looking forward to the births of two more in the summer of 2004.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints near Beverly. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church with Bishop Lynn Muhlestein officiating. Interment will follow in the Laurel Hill Cemetery near Whitmer. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Donna Irene Tingler Zentz. From 12 Apr 2004.
Bernard Abel Zickefoose, 74, a resident of 19216 Apelt Drive, Cleveland, Ohio, died Dec. 20, 2004, at St. John Westshore Hospital in Westlake, Ohio.
He was born April 21, 1930, at Hunting Ground, a son of the late Charles E. Zickefoose and Alice Etta Warner Zickefoose.
He was married to Hazel Bennett Zickefoose, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Stella Price and husband, Leondas, of Elkton, Va., Theresa Curry and husband, Donnie, of Durbin and Barbara Duran and husband, Jerome, of Medina, Ohio; one sister, Emmel Bennett of Circleville; five grandchildren, Brady Price of Dayton, Va., Tammy Comer of Elkton, Va., Steven Curry of Durbin, Christopher Duran and David Duran, both of Medina, Ohio; and four great-grandchildren, Justin Price and Samantha Price, both of Dayton, Va., Sierra Comer of Elkton, Va. and Dalton Curry of Durbin.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Angela; three brothers, Kermit, Edsel and an infant; and two sisters, Elva Daniels and an infant.
He was a surface grinder for Barth Industries in Cleveland, Ohio.
The family will receive friends today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Paul O’Gorek officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin. From 28 Dec 2004.
Doyle F. Zickefoose
Doyle Franklin Zickefoose, 91, of HC 36, Box 205, Tallmansville, died at 3:50 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at the home of his daughter.
He was born Feb. 8, 1912, in Queens, the son of the late Parley Zickefoose and Carrie Bailey Zickefoose.
On Jan. 31, 1931, he was married to Nellie Norene Hinkle Zickefoose, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Glenna Warner and husband, William, and Dottie Hanifan and husband, Marvin, all of Buckhannon; three sisters, Letha Reed of Warren, Ohio, and Marie Zickefoose and Norma Jean Gary, both of Dayton, Ohio; three brothers, Bailey Zickefoose of Queens, Orval Pete Zickefoose of Buckhannon and Ronald Zickefoose of Dayton, Ohio; two granddaughters, Donna and Delmas Woody and Denise and Bruce Matthey, all of Buckhannon; one great-grandson, Joshua Matthey of Buckhannon; two great-granddaughters, Jessica Woody and Kayle Matthey, both of Buckhannon; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Linda Messenger of Buckhannon.
He was preceded in death by seven sisters, Ruth Zickefoose, Marjorie Snyder, Elva Sloan, Addie Hinkle, Thelma Reed, Stella Roth and Mildred Wentz; and one brother, Chester Zickefoose.
Mr. Zickefoose was a lumberman. He attended Harmony United Methodist Church, where he was the caretaker.
He was also a member of the Upshur Sportsman Club. He carried the mail from Queens to Hemlock, Leonard Run and back to Queens on horseback for about two years. He worked for Paul Fallen for many years and then retired from Woody Lumber Co.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Billee Scott Mick, the Rev. Carus Campbell and Josie Tenney will officiate and interment will follow at Lanham Cemetery in Queens. From 2 Jan 2004.
Ethel C. Zickefoose
Ethel Corrine Zickefoose of Sand Run Road, Buckhannon, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at the home of a wonderful caregiver, Loretta Ables.
She was born Aug. 8, 1933, at Wilsonburg, a daughter of the late Arthur Barrett Huff and Dessie Hurst Huff.
She was preceded in death by four husbands, William Maxwell, father of Bertha Darlene, Julia Charlene, William Blaine and Robert Wayne Maxwell; by Howard Postlewait, father of Howard Paul, Jackie, Marlene, William Earl and William Blaine, both deceased and twins, Karl and Karla Postlewait; by Bill Eddy, father of six children; and by Dennis Zickefoose in 1993.
She is survived by two brothers, Melvin Wayne and wife, Norma Jane, of Virginia and Earl Blaine and wife, Sharon, of Clarksburg; and two sisters, Irene VanReenan of Clarksburg and Laney Mesto and husband, George, of Bridgeport.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Beulah Ernestine Smith. Both Ethel and her sister, “Ernie,” had accepted the Lord as their savior during their battles with terminal cancer.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home with the Rev George Mesto officiating. Burial will follow in the Grafton National Cemetery in Grafton. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. From 16 Nov 2004.
Mary A. Zickefoose
Mary Ann Zickefoose, 97, a resident of Helvetia, passed away Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at the home of her grandson, Scott Shock, under the care of Hospice Care.
She was born April 8, 1906, at Czar, the daughter of the late Joseph and Caroline Zumbach Depoy.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herbert Shock, and her second husband, Blaine Zickefoose.
Surviving are two grandchildren, Scott Shock and wife, Linda, of Helvetia, and Wanda Scott and husband, William “Bucky,” of Helvetia; three great-grandchildren, Barry Scott, Courtney Scott and Angie Scott, all of Helvetia; two sisters, Hulda Kelley of Marysville, Ohio, and Lura Miller of Steubenville, Ohio; one stepson, Martin Zickefoose, Carlisle, Pa.; one daughter-in-law, Betty Shock of Helvetia; and one son-in-law, Leo Demers of Staunton, Va.
She was preceded in death by one son, Herbert Shock; one daughter, Lura Demers; two brothers, John Depoy and Ray Depoy; and one sister, Bessie Martindill.
She was the retired postmaster of the Helvetia Post Office and the retired owner-operator of the Helvetia Store.
She was a member of the Buckhannon Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Rick Cutright will officiate and interment will be in the Pickens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Randolph Hospice Care or the Buckhannon Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Ann Zickefoose. From 16 Feb 2004.
Esther Gaye Westfall Zirkle, 87, a resident of Cassity, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2004, at Davis Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 16, 1916, at McWhorter, the daughter of the late James Ralph Westfall and Fannie Maize Westfall.
In August 1938, she was married to Arnold Kermit Zirkle, who preceded her in death on June 13, 2003.
Surviving are one son, Arnold James Zirkle and wife, Gayle, of Buckhannon; one daughter, Carrol Lea Fox of Cassity; four grandchildren, Mark Gregory Fox and wife, Lisa, of Coalton, Joyce A. Weiskircher and husband, Joseph, of Hurricane, Nikki George of Baltimore, Md., and Gunnery Sgt. Gary M. George and wife, Wendy, of Jacksonville, N.C.; and three great-grandchildren, Scott Gregory Fox, Jessica and Andrea Weiskircher.
Two brothers, Albert and Paul Westfall, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Zirkle was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary of Coalton Post 5583 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
She was a member of Cassity United Methodist Church.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. The Women’s Auxiliary of Coalton Post 5583 Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Verl Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in the Brick Church Cemetery at Huttonsville. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Esther Gaye Westfall Zirkle. From 5 Apr 2004.
Obie B. Zirkle Jr.
Obie Blain Zirkle Jr., 85, of 42 Marion St., Buckhannon, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at the Barbour County Good Samaritan Center.
He was born June 7, 1919, the son of the late Obie Blain Zirkle and Elma Gertrude Spencer Zirkle.
Surviving are one son, Roger Zirkle of Florida; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Buckhannon Veterans Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Davis will officiate and interment will follow. Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and Disabled American Veterans Chapters 5 and 36 will conduct military honors at the graveside. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. From 13 Oct 2004.
Pauline M. Zirkle
Pauline M. Zirkle, 78, a resident of 751 Lakeview St., Estill Springs, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester, Tenn.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Mrs. Pauline M. Zirkle. From 5 Nov 2004.
Argie M. Zofsak
Argie Margaret Zofsak of Clarksburg died Nov. 20, 2004.
She was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Elkins a daughter of Omer D. and Rosa Montoney.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul John Zofsak in 1998.
She is survived by three sons, Paul Lawrence, David Daniels and Gregory Guy Zofsak; one sister-in-law, Mary Katherine Stevens; one brother, Richard Montoney of Elkins; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Private interment services will be at Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Texas. For those desiring, memorial donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society closest in your area. From 26 Nov 2004.
Peter P. Zubas Jr.
Peter Paul Zubas Jr., 89, a resident of Century, passed away Thursday, July 1, 2004, in the Broaddus Hospital emergency room.
He was born Nov. 7, 1914, in Century, a son of the late Peter Paul and Stashy (Swanos) Zubas.
He was united in marriage on July 4, 1937, to the former Virginia Zara, who survives in Century.
Also surviving are one son, John David and wife, Chris Zubas, of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one daughter, Rosemary Ives of Houston, Texas; two grandsons, Darren David Zubas of Atlanta, Ga., and Vincent Brian Zubas of Santa Barbara, Calif.; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Annie Baker and Helen Lippman.
Mr. Zubas retired as a foreman from the Bethlehem Steel Co. He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Buckhannon.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St., Philippi, after 4 p.m. Sunday. The Biblical prayer service will be recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Buckhannon with the Rev. Father James McCafferty as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Wright Funeral Services. From 3 Jul 2004.
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