Henry J. Tofaute Sr., 99, of Fay Avenue, Wheeling, formerly of Tiltonsville, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 21, 2001, in the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.
He was born on January 18, 1902 in Wheeling, a son of the late Henry and Mary Ann Riley Tofaute.
He was a retired head of shipping at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Yorkville Plant. He was also a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling, the Wheeling Elks Lodge #28, a life long member of the Knights of Columbus, and the former President of the Yorkville Lions Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine McDermott Tofaute; and a daughter, mary Katherine Hagen.
Surviving is his wife, Nancy E. DeMuth Tofaute; a daughter Margaret DeMuth and her husband James of Dublin, Ohio; five sons, James H. Tofaute and his wife Virginia of Seminole FL, Thomas P Tofaute of Medford Lakes, NJ, William G. Tofaute and his wife Norma of Sunset Beach, NC, Henry J. Tofaute, Jr., and his wife Priscilla of Parkersburg WV, and John C. Tofaute and his wife Kathie of Mooresville, NC, a sister Margaret Tofaute of Wheeling, a step daughter, Janet Birch of Wheeling,and two step-sons, Robert E. Albaugh and his wife Susan of Wheeling, and James C. Albaugh and his wife Marvis of Rockwood, IL, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a great-great grandchild.
There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attended a Funeral Liturgy with mass on Saturday, February 24, 2001 at 10:00 am at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. james Sobus as celebrant. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Michael Catholic Church, 1225 National Road, Wheeling or to the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 159 Edgington Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV.
Altmeyer Funeral Home has been considered a friend and partner to Beth Sholom Village. The Altmeyer staff demonstrates professionalism and compassion during difficult times with the family members of our residents.
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