Obituaries for May 20, 1998
Mary L. Ables
Mary Louise Ables, 69, of 3600 Lake Ave., No. 602, Ashtabula, Ohio, died at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 1998, in Carrington Park Nursing Home, Ashtabula.
She was born April 30, 1929, in Grantsville, a daughter of the late Dallas and Ella Mae Blosser Burrows.
Surviving are three daughters, Lorain Jane Harris, Weston, Hazel Ruby Thompson, North Carolina, and Goldie Evelyn; three brothers, Harold Ray Burrows, Jane Lew, Howard Hugh Burrows, Dryridge, Ky., and Orville Eugene Burrows, Mt. Clare; three sisters, Mrs. Gay A. (Ida M.) Carper, Geneva, Ohio, Dorthy J. Voss, Claypool, Ariz., and Scottie B. Carper, Buckhannon; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Denver James Reed; one brother, Junior Burrows, and three sisters, Wilma, Genevieve and Isabelle Burrows.
Mrs. Ables was Protestant and a homemaker. She was interested in cowboy and cowgirl lore and often dressed as such.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. S.E. Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in the Rockford Cemetery.
Agnes L. Boudion
WESTON --Agnes Louise Boudion, 80, of 117 Brown Ave., died at 9 p.m. Monday, May 18, 1998, at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 24, 1917, in Port Chester, N.Y., a daughter of the late Clarence Mead and Annetta Mack Mead.
Her husband, John M. Boudion Sr., preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1994.
Surviving are one son, John M. Boudion III, Weston; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Boudion was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Women's Army Corps in the U.S. Army. She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God Ministries.
Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. today at Boyle Funeral Home, 322 Main Ave., Weston. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. John Branch officiating. Interment will follow in Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
Elsie M. Furgione
Elsie Mae Furgione, 75, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Feb. 24, 1998, in North Royalton, Ohio.
She was born April 18, 1923, in Doddridge County, a daughter of the late Terry and Blanche Merryman Sutton.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Furgione, North Royalton; three daughters, Patricia B. Jones and Shirley Messman, both of Clarksburg, and Jo Furgione Blake Shockey; two grandchildren, Rebecca Mohrle, New Port Richey, Fla., and Patrick Lee Jones, Clarksburg; one great-granddaughter, three stepgrandchildren, two stepgreat-grandchildren, and one niece, Mrs. Roger (Jeanie) Wright, West Union.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Bud Sutton, and one sister, Kathleen Skinner.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
PHILIPPI --Flossie Haller, 92, a resident of Arbovale, died Sunday, May 17, 1998, at her residence.
She was born March 31, 1906 at Mt. Liberty, Barbour County, a daughter of the late Virgil Mattie Daugherty Wagner.
Her husband Roy "Jack" Haller, preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1989.
Surviving are two sons, Richard Haller, Jackson, Ohio and Robert Haller, Akron, Ohio; three daughters, Marie Fetters, Ellerslie, Md., Shirley Scharliger, Ridgeley, and Lynda Lease, Cumberland, Md.; one brother, Scott Wagner, Route 1, Belington; two sisters, Mildred Bartlett, Philippi, Vesta Weese, Belington; 24 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Delbert, Leonard, Russell and Fred Wagner, and two sisters, Dora Jones and Madge Everson.
Mrs. Haller attended the Church of Christ and was a member of the Arbovale Senior Citizens.
William J. Hurst
PENNSBORO Ñ William Jennings Hurst, 98, of Route 1, New Milton, Doddridge County, died Monday, May 18, 1998, at his residence.
He was born on July 2, 1899, near Grove community, Doddridge County, the son of the late Andrew and Mary Ellen Hines Hurst.
Surviving are four nephews, Clay Tallman, Montrose, Stokes Hurst Jr., West Union, Louis Hurst, Ashland, Ohio, and Addison Hurst, Berkeley Springs, and three nieces, Ruth Bowyer, Morgantown, Patricia Sue Wright, Alexandria, Va., and Lois Zakaib, Richmond, Va.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having been also preceded in death by four brothers, Stokes, Sherman, Ross and Hugh Hurst, and one sister, Hattie S. Tallman.
Mr. Hurst was a farmer.
Thelma E. Linger
BUCKHANNON --Thelma Ellen Linger, 86, died Monday, May 18, 1998, at James River Convalescent Center, Newport News, Va.
Her husband, Rev. Ottis Linger, preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Ottis Linger Jr., South Charleston, and Donald E. Linger, Newport News; two sisters, Norma Jean Yost, Fairmont, and Ursuline Hamilton, Fountain Green, Utah; one brother, Nyle Sherbs, Fairmont; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Ronald Linger and Allen Linger.
Mrs. Linger was a native of Berryburg and had been a Newport News resident since 1975. She was a member of Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church in Newport News, and along with her husband, served more than four decades with the West Virginia United Methodist Conference.
Dominick J. Oliverio
Dominick James Oliverio, 54, formerly of Clarksburg, and Parkview Towers, 60 North, 3rd Street, San Jose, Calif., died Monday evening, May 18, 1998, at Santa Clara Medical Center, Santa Clara, Calif.
He was born May 31, 1943, in Clarksburg, a son of Dominick Oliverio and Mary LeRoy Oliverio.
Also surviving are two brothers, David Alan Oliverio and Jerry Vincent Oliverio, and one sister, Donna Kay Nutter, all of Clarksburg, and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Mr. Oliverio graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1961 and from Boston College, School of Journalism, Boston, Mass. He was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran and a former member of St. John's Catholic Church and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Clarksburg.
Friends will be received from noon-9 p.m. Thursday at Bartolo Funeral Home, 515 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Peter Giannamore as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Holy Cross Cemetery.
A Scriptural Wake service will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Full military graveside rites will be held at the cemetery by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573.
Mary L. Vallelonga
Mary L. Almato Vallelonga, 78, of O'Connor Street, Clarksburg, died Tuesday, May 19, 1998, in United Hospital Center following an extended illness.
She was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Reynoldsville, a daughter of the late Gedo Almato and Rose Straparo Almato Chiado.
Her husband, Joseph Vallelonga, whom she married April 10, 1948, survives.
Also surviving are one son, David J. Vallelonga, Bruceton Mills; three daughters, Cecila Ann Walker, Gloria Marie Patsy and Anita Jo Banish, all of Clarksburg; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and one brother, Joe Chiado, Clarksburg.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Larry Chiado, and one grandson, Frankie Lee Walker.
Mrs. Vallelonga was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Chapter No. 409, Women of the Moose, and Ladies Auxiliary Clarksburg Aerie No. 2353, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Davis Funeral Home, Clarksburg Chapel, 443 W. Pike Street. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Cesidio Federico as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. A prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.