Morgantown Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Morgantown, WV

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  • 9 hrs ago | via West Virginia Metro 

    WVU student's blood alcohol level at 0.493 at time o...

    A West Virginia University student who died following a fraternity drinking party last year had a blood alcohol level of more than six times the legal limit. Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston released more information Tuesday in the investigation of the death of Nolan Burch.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Drucilla Blankenship

    Drucilla was born on Sept. 21, 1950, in Fairmont, WV, she was the daughter of the late Marion West and Betty West Satterfield.

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Delmer R. McKown

    Delmer Ray McKown, 74, of Parkersburg, passed away on Jan. 14, 2015, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. He was born Oct. 14, 1940, in Roane County, W.Va., a son of the late Chester and Alva Husk McKown.

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Thelma Smith

    Thelma worked for Ohio Valley Hospital in the early 1970s, Levelor Blinds and later the PC Lounge in Weirton, WV.

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  • Tuesday Jan 13 | via The Intelligencer 

    Mary Och

    Mary Elizabeth Och, 95, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Monday, January 12, 2015, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. She was born October 3, 1919, in Morgantown, W.Va., a daughter of the late Harry J. and Persis L. Scott.

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  • Friday Jan 9 | via The Inter-Mountain 

    Margaret Wilson

    Margaret J. Wass Wilson, 77, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at her home while under the care of People's Hospice.

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  • Thursday Jan 8 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    June Ball

    She was born Nov. 14, 1931, in Calhoun County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Arthur and Ida Husk Starcher. She is survived by one daughter, Patricia Spindle of Parkersburg; one son, Steven Ball of Morgantown, W.Va.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Pauline Malone and Jean Veach, both of Parkersburg.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Review 

    Janet Vidmar

    Janet Malissa Vidmar, 67, of New Cumberland, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Monongahela Valley Hospital in Monongahela, Pa. She was born May 15, 1947, in Steubenville, a daughter of the late Joseph Dean and Ruth Clara Blackwell.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Inter-Mountain 

    Edna Rose Cross

    Ms. Edna Rose Cross, 75, a resident of Belington, passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Monongalia General Hospital at Morgantown.

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  • Saturday Jan 3 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Sharon L. Cottrille

    Sharon L. Cottrille, 62, of Harrisville, W.Va., departed this life Jan. 2, 2015, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., following an extended battle with cancer. Sharon was born Aug. 31, 1952, in Shirley, W.Va.

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  • Saturday Jan 3 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Gretta I. Hardman

    Gretta I. Hardman , 84, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015, at UH Elyria Medical Center, following a long illness. She was born February 19, 1930, in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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  • Saturday Jan 3 | via Amarillo.com 

    Donald Gene Ellyson

    Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Highland Christian Church with Jack Weems, pastor, officiating. Private burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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  • Tuesday Dec 30 | via The Intelligencer 

    Allen Friend

    Mr. Friend retired after a 39-year career in law enforcement - 22 years with the West Virginia State Police and 17 years with the WVU Police Department. Allen and Janet, his wife of 50 years, raised three sons in Morgantown: John D. and his wife, Diana, Aaron K. and his wife, Madeleine, and the late Douglas A. In addition to his son, Douglas, he was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Greathouse and her husband, Bud, and Dewey Provenzano.

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  • Dec 26, 2014 | via Daily Journal 

    Beulah O. Smith-Brickey, Franklin

    Beulah O. Smith-Brickey, 98, passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. She was a resident of the Franklin United Methodist Community and a former resident of Greenwood, Morgantown and Homosassa, Florida.

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  • Dec 23, 2014 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Lawrence K. "Larry" Saunders

    Lawrence K. "Larry" Saunders, a computer engineer and member of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church where he performed with the Woodbrook Players, died Nov. 21 at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage. The son of Kenneth Miller Saunders, a DuPont Corp. metallurgical engineer, and Catherine Ocheltree Saunders, an artist and teacher, Lawrence Kenneth Saunders was born in Decatur, Ill.

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  • Dec 22, 2014 | via Salem News 

    Ethel J. Hiner

    Ethel J. Hiner, 87, of Salem died at 7:10 a.m. Sunday at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 11, 1927 in Lisbon the daughter of the late John and Ethel Liggitt.

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  • Dec 21, 2014 | via O-R Online 

    Mystery solved

    A horse having twins is a highly unusual event. When a mare gave birth to twin colts in Grange, Ind., The Washington Observer editors felt the news odd enough to publish an Associated Press photo of the equine family on the front page of the newspaper June 23, 1947.

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