Ohio County "V" Obituaries   


[Source: Wheeling Register, Saturday, July 15, 1882]

VENNUM - At Martin's Ferry, O., Friday, July 14, 1882, at 7:10 o'clock P. M. GEORGE HOWARD, son of George and Caroline Vennum, aged 17 months and 21 days.

Funeral notice in Sunday papers.

(Cheryl McCombs)


[Source: Wheeling News Register, February 13, 1920]

Vercellotti Funeral.

Services for Mrs. Rosa Vercellotti, wife of Vincent Vercellotti, who died last Thursday, were conducted yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence in Elm Grove. Burial was made in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

(Cheryl McCombs)


[Source: Wheeling News Register, September 21, 1933]

Well-Known Wellsburg Resident Is Stricken

Following an illness of the past several months, James Edgar Vermillion, 56, prominent resident of Wellsburg, died yesterday morning at 4 o'clock at his home on Charles street.

He was born in Smithfield, on November 28, 1876 and after spending his early life in Steubenville, moved to Wellsburg where he had resided for the past 15 years.

Mr. Vermillion was a well known Mason and was affiliated with Union chapter, No. 15, Royal Arch Masons, Knights Templar and Steubenville lodge No. 45, A. F. and A. M. Mr. Vermillion was a member of the Presbyterian church.

Surviving are his wife Mrs. Ella Rine Vermillion: two daughters, Miss Celia Vermillion at home and Mrs. Uldene Hodgin, of Greensboro, N. C., and three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Burris and Mrs. Mayme Vale both of Smithfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Lizzie Vale, of Dillonvale, Ohio.

Funeral services will be conducted in the late residence on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Edward Krapp of the Wellsburg Presbyterian church will officiate. Services at the grave in Brooke cemetery will be in charge of Wellsburg lodge No. 2 A. F. & A. M. The body will be escorted to the grave by members of Steubenville lodge No. 11 Knights Templar. Now at the Foster funeral home, Wellsburg, the body will be returned to the late residence today.

(Cheryl McCombs)


[Source: Wheeling News Register, Tuesday, October 6, 1964]

VIDONIC, Stephen (Steve), 94, 4863 Eoff St., Benwood, died Monday at 8 p.m. in the Knights of St. George Home, Wellsburg, where he had resided the past six months. He was born Nov. 4, 1869 in Croatia, a son of Paul and Katherine Sladic Vidonic, and was a retired employee of the Riverside Steel Co. A member of Immaculate Conception Church, he was also the oldest living member, in the U. S. and Canada, of the Croatian Fraternal Union, and had served for 40 years as president of CFU No. 2, in Benwood. His wife, Anna Baric Vidonic, died in 1941. Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Edward J., and Albert G. Vidonic; Mrs. Eva A. Tusina and Mrs. Robert Schafer, all of Benwood; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., where brief services Thursday at 9:30 a.m. will be followed at 10 o'clock by Requiem High Mass in Immaculate Conception Church. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary recitation Wednesday at 8 p.m.

(Cheryl McCombs)

Wheeling News Register - Oct. 30, 1980

VISNIC, Helen, 61, of 15524 Parkwood Ave., Townsite, Monroe, Michigan, died Monday in St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich. Friends received at the Heslop Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. Thursday, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Martins Ferry. Pomen services 8 p. m. Thursday.

NOTE: I have no other infomation on Helen Visnic. Her obituary was on the same page as one of my relatives.

(Donna Criswell Mollaun)

Wheeling News Register - 1935

Henry A. Vocke

Masonic funeral rites for Henry A. Vocke, retired glass manufacturer, were held Wednesday frjom Grace Chapel, Inglewood Park cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Mr. Vocke Died Sunday June 16, 1935 from a heart attack while attending a local theatre in celebration of Father's Day. He was 71 years of age, a native of Wheeling, West Virginia, and resident here in California since his tetirement 18 years ago. He was a charter member of the Valley Forge Mason Lodge, and during the past several years had been active in several of the clubs at the Harvard Play grounds of which he was made president. He leaves his son Charles L. W. Vocke, with him he resided at 1412 West Sixtieth St. Los Angeles.

Note: Although it doesn't say, he was the son of John Charles & Wilhemina Louisa (Wendel) Vocke. Henry was born Jan 26, 1864 in Wheeling, WV. His first wife was Elizabeth Colmar who died 05 Jan, 1919 in Culver City, CA, and he later married Rose Lemeley from Moundsville, WV.

(Pat Ballard)


[Source: WDR, Thursday, April 7, 1892]

VON DISSON - Tuesday, April 5, 1892, at 10:30 a.m., JULIA A., wife of James Von Disson, in the ?7th year of her age. Funeral from her late residence, No. 1618 Jacob street, today at 3 o'clock p.m. Interment at Peninsula Cemetery. Friends of the family are invited to attend.

(Cheryl McCombs)