Ohio County "N" Obituaries   


[Source: Wheeling Register, December 28, 1917]

Neer Obsequies

Services for Mrs. Mary Freeland Neer, who died at Fairchance, Pa., on Sunday, were held yesterday morning at 9 o'clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Freeland, No. 4512 Eoff street.

Interment followed at Greenwood.

(Cheryl McCombs)


[Source: Wheeling News Register, Tuesday, April 13, 1999]

NEFF, Larry A., 51, of Whitesville, W. Va., Boone County, formerly of McMechen, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Elk Run Coal Preparation Plant, Sylvester, W. Va., due to injuries suffered in an industrial accident. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Elk Run Coal Co., and was a member of the Church of God in McMechen, and a veteran of the West Virginia National Guard. He was preceded in death by his father, Nile A. Neff.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara A. Tribett Neff, a son, Jeremy L. of Whitesville; a daughter, Shelly M. of Whitesville; his mother, Shirley Kerfoot Neff of McMechen; a sister, Shannon Simmons of Pennsylvania; two granddaughters, Breanna M. and Bethany A.

Friends received 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Entombment in Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Wheeling.

(Cheryl McCombs)


[Source: Wheeling Register, Sunday, January 8, 1928]

Mrs. Nellie Neff, aged 32, of 2114 Wood street, passed away yesterday morning at 3'clock at the Ohio Valley General hospital following a lengthy illness. She had been confined to the institution since November.

Surviving are her husband and three children. The body has been removed to the Cooey-Bentz funeral home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

(Cheryl McCombs)


"Wheeling News Register" - March 19, 1962

NEIDERT, Albert F. 77 of 67 Laipple St., Bridgeport, died at 2:15 a.m. Sunday at home. A retired stationary engineer, he had been employed 49 years with the Wheeling Steel Corp. The son of William and Josephine Faulstick Neidert, he was born May 29, 1884 in Wheeling and resided there until 14 years ago. He was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Anthony's Church. His wife, Amelia Link Neidert, died in 1959. Surviving are one son, Paul J. of Wheeling; five daughters, Bertha E. Neidert, at home, Mrs. Edwin Laipple, Bridgeport, Mrs. James Quinn, Elm Grove, Mrs. George Neudovich, Benwood, Mrs. Virgil Thompson, Elm Grove; one sister, Sister M. Thaddea of the Sisters of Divine Providence in Pittsburgh; 25 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. A High Mass of requiem will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony's Church, Bridgeport. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. The Holy Name Society will recite the Rosary at 8 p.m. Monday.

(Dave Thompson)


"Wheeling News Register" - June 10, 1959

NEIDERT, Mrs. Amelia Link, 70, 67 Laipple St., Bridgeport, O. - died yesterday at noon in Wheeling Hospital where she had been a patient for ten weeks. She was born July 16, 1889 in Pittsburgh and was a member of St. Anthony's Church in Bridgeport. She is survived by her husband, Albert F. Neidert; one son, Paul of Wheeling; five daughters, Mrs. Edwin Laipple, Bridgeport, Mrs. James Quinn, Elm Grove, Mrs. George Neudovich, Benwood, Mrs. Virgil Thompson, Elm Grove, and Miss Bertha, at home; one brother, William Link, Pittsburgh; two sisters, Mrs. Lawrence Brombach and Mrs. Robert Costello, both of Pittsburgh; and 24 grandchildren. Friends received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. A High Mass of requiem will be sung at St. Anthony's Church, Bridgeport at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. The Christian Mothers of the parish, of which Mrs. Neidert was a member, will meet Thursday at 8 p.m. to recite the Rosary. Mrs. Neidert resided in Wheeling until 1948 when the family moved to Bridgeport.

(Dave Thompson)

"Wheeling News Register" - February 17, 1937


NEIDERT - Solemn requiem mass to be celebrated Friday for aged woman

Solemn requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9 o'clock Friday morning in St. Alphonsus Church for Mrs. Josephine M. Faulstick Neidert, 89, widow of William Neidert, who died Tuesday evening at her home, 2612 Jacob Street. Preceding the mass, brief services will be held at 8:15 o'clock at the late residence. Interment is to be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Members of the Christian Mothers Society and the Third Order of St. Francis of St. Alphonsus parish will meet at the home Thursday evening at 8 o'clock to recite the rosary. Mrs. Neidert was born in Wheeling October 15, 1847, a daughter of Frederick and Elizabeth Kulmann Faulstick. She was educated in the Catholic schools of this city. She was baptized and married at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and was the eldest member of that parish. Mrs. Neidert was also affiliated with the Third Order of St. Francis, Christian Mothers Society, and the Purgatorial Societies of that church. Her husband, William Neidert, died 47 years ago and five children also preceded her in death. Surviving are one daughter, Sister M. Thaddea, the Order of Divine Providence, who is stationed at St. Alphonsus School; one son, Albert F. Neidert, of Wheeling; a sister, Mrs. Katherine Moody, of New York City; and six grandchildren.

(Dave Thompson)


[Source: Wheeling News Register, January 16, 1938]


Funeral services are to be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the McCoy funeral home for Mrs. Anna Slater Newmann, 67, wife of Frank Newmann and resident of 135 Twelfth street, who succumbed Friday in the Ohio Valley General hospital.

Dr. W. H. McKinney, pastor of First Christian church, will be in charge. Interment will follow in Greenwood cemetery.

Mrs. Newmann had been ill for two months and had been a patient in the hospital for three weeks.

She was born in Wheeling, January 24, 1870. a daughter of Andrew and Matilda Slater. She resided in the Sixth ward for many years, moving to Twelfth street in 1919. Mrs. Newmann was a member of First Christian church and of the Degree of Honor.

Surviving are her husband Frank Newmann; one daughter, Mrs. Grafton N. Boden, of Wheeling; one sister, Miss Bertha Slater, also of this city; three brothers, Joseph, Fred and George Slater, all of Wheeling; and two grandchildren.

(Cheryl McCombs)


[Source: Wheeling Daily Register, March 15, 1932]


According to funeral services completed last nite, Mrs. Amanda Marple Nickerson, 70, who died in her home at 68 Seventeenth street early Monday morning, will be buried in the Sherrard cemetery Wednesday afternoon following services in the Church of God at Elm Grove. The rites will start at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Nickerson was a native of Marshall county, where she was born February 9, 1862, a daughter of the late J. N. and Jane Crisewill Marple. She was married to John Nickerson in 1879.

She is survived by her husband, seven sons, Alton E., Ralph, John, Edward, William and Harry Nickerson all of Elm Grove, and Albert D. and Clyde B. Nickerson, Wheeling; one brother, Lemuel Marple, Sherrard, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Mercer, Sherrard, and 28 grandchildren. Two daughters preceded her in death.

The body is at the Springer funeral home at Elm Grove.

(Cheryl McCombs)

October 30, 2006 - "Wheeling News-Register & Intelligencer"

NIEKRO, Joseph, 61, of Plant City, Fla., passed away on Friday, October 27, 2006. Mr. Niekro was born in Ohio, and moved here from Lakeland fourteen years ago.

Mr. Niekro was a former major-league pitcher, he pitched 22 seasons in the majors before retiring in 1988 with a lifetime record of 221-204. He was an All-Star in 1979 when he won 21 games for Houston, then followed it with 20 victories in 1980. In addition to the Astros, Niekro pitched for six other teams, Chicago Cubs, San Diego, Detroit, Atlanta, New York Yankees and Minnesota.

He was predeceased by his father, Phil Niekro Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Niekro of Plant City; sons, Lance Niekro of Lakeland and J.J. Niekro of Plant City; daughter, Natalie Niekro of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and mother, Henrietta Nielcro, of Lansing, Ohio; brother, Phil Niekro and wife, Nancy, of Flowery Branch, Ga.; sister, Phyllis and husband, Ed Dillmore, of Evans, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday, October 30, 2006, from 5-8 p.m. at Wells Memorial Chapel.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, October, 31, 2006 at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Valrico. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Stephen Catholic School at 5409 Bell Shoals Road Valrico, FL. 33594 or to a charity of your choice.

Wheeling News Register - 4/2/1978

NIXON, Lewis C., 68, of RD 1, McCutcheom Road, Triadelphia, died Friday at home. Friends received at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, noon - 3 and 7-9 p. m. Sunday, where services will be held Monday at 10:30 a. m. Interment in West Alexander Cemetery.

(Donna Criswell Mollaun)


[Source: Wheeling News Register, October, 19, 1964]

NIXON, Mrs. Mary C., of 103 National Rd., widow of James Nixon, died Sunday in the Ohio Valley General Hospital. Friends received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. where services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Harry W. Marshall officiating. Burial in Penninsula Cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)