Irene Paluch thumbnail

Irene Paluch

April 28, 1928 - June 29, 2001

Irene Paluch, 73, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, June 29, 2001, in the ICU unit at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born in McMechen, W.Va., on April 8, 1928, daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Hoyt Walton of McMechen, W.Va.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, friend, and homemaker. She was a member of the McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church in McMechen, W.Va., and a member of the Dorcus Circle, and several Bible groups in the area.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Eva Knight. Surviving are her loving husband of 51 years, John; one daughter, Barbara of Wheeling; two sons, William ”Bill” of Hilliard, Ohio, John E. and his wife, Mary Ann Paluch of Wheeling; two sisters, Ruth Wenneworth of Weirton, W.Va., Dorothy Coleman and her husband Robert of Moundsville; a brother, Charles ”Sonny” Walton of McMechen, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Christopher Paluch of Hilliard, Ohio, Sara Paluch of Youngstown, Ohio, Karen Paluch, Dawn Leigh Paluch and Ryan Templin, all of Wheeling; several nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews.

Friends will be received Sunday, July 1, 2001, from noon-3 and 5-9 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Beiswenger Chapel, 3828 Jacob St., Wheeling, where services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. from McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church, McMechen, with the Rev. Edward Craft and the Rev. Glen Baker Jr officiating. Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, July 1, 2001

Time: 3:00 pm

End Time: 9:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home-South Wheeling Chapel

3828 Jacob St.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Monday, July 2, 2001

Time: 10:00 am


McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church

E. 8th & Marshall St.
McMechen, WV 26040

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, July 2, 2001


Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens

R.D. #3, Box 245
Wheeling, WV 26003

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

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.