"Z" Obituaries   

Dolores A. Zeigler

Dolores A. Zeigler, 63, of St. Marys, died May 14, 2001, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital of Parkersburg.

She was born June 14, 1937, in St. Marys, a daughter of Katherine Hayes Fetty of St. Marys and the late Cecil Fetty. She worked at the former Colin Anderson and worked with children. She was a member of the George Street Church of Christ of St. Marys, and attended the Dewey Avenue Church in St. Marys, where she taught Sunday School to children in third through fifth grades. She was a member of the Health Care Workers Union. She was an avid collector of antiques, a quilter and loved to travel. Some of her travels took her to Switzerland, Hawaii, Israel and Cancun, Mexico.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 31 years, Bruce J. Zeigler; one daughter, Debbie Butler and her husband, John of St. Marys; one son, Stanley Geogory O’Blockovich of St. Marys, and Weirton, W.Va.; one brother, Cecil Lee Fetty of St. Marys; five sisters, Linda Turner and Nancy Dye both of Newport, Ohio, Jeanette Thompson of Woodsfield, Ohio, Anise Noel of Belmont, W.Va., and Betty Fetty of Jacksonville, Fla.; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Dewey Avenue Church of Christ of St. Marys, with the Evangelist Dan Kessinger officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery of St. Marys. Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys, and from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the church.

(Michael Anderson)

Parkersburg News December 18, 2008

Mary Jo Zipf

Mary Jo Zipf, 70, passed away on Nov. 25, 2008, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was born in St. Marys, W.Va., on March 5, 1932, to the late Charles Robert Hayes and Katherine Virginia Barkwill Hayes and was one of 10 children.

She was a graduate of St. Marys High School with the class of 1950. In school, she was a member of the Blue Devil Marching Band as a majorette and belonged to several clubs. While in school, she married her high school sweetheart, George Zipf, in 1950. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in St. Marys. She was a Cub Scout, Brownie Scout and Girl Scout Leader and belonged to the St. Marys Women's Club and Garden Club. She moved to Tempe, Ariz., with her family in 1973. After working for Motorola for 18 years, she retired in 1994. While at Motorola, she served on the Profit Sharing Council for 12 years and received a U. S. Patent for an Electronic Card Reading Machine. She loved sewing, knitting, reading, hiking and white-water rafting. Most of all, she loved traveling with her husband, George, and listening to her son, Allan, play the organ at church.

She and her husband were married for 58 wonderful years. She is survived by the love of her life, her husband, George of Tempe, Ariz.; one son, Allan Zipf of St. Marys, W.Va.; two daughters, Kathy Dennison of Chandler, Ariz., and Susan Zipf of Tempe, Ariz.; two grandsons, John Dennison and Michael Dennison, both of Chandler, Ariz.; three brothers; and six sisters.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Parkersburg, with the Rev. Canon Arthur L. Bennett III officiating. The family will receive friends after the service and from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys.

The family requests that donations be made to the Music Department at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 903 Charles Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101.

(Gerald Bills)

Parkersburg News - February 26, 2004

Vincent Zubreski

ST. MARYS - Vincent M. Zubreski, 79, of St. Marys died Feb. 24, 2004, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg.

He was born March 2, 1924, in New Cumberland, W.Va., a son of the late Stanley and Sophie Vueaski Zubreski. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theater, worked for Kroger as a meat manager and was a charter member of the Weirton Elks 1801 B.P.O.E.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Mary Alice Zubreski; one son, Robert D. Zubreski Sr. of St. Marys; one stepdaughter, Dr. Patricia Ver Ellen of Seattle, Wash.; two grandsons, Bobby D. Jr. and Zachary L. Zubreski, both of St. Marys; two sisters, Edie Kaczenski of Weirton, W.Va., and Genevieve Heaton of Wellsville, Ohio; and some nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Flo Oliver.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Father Thomas Karachira officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery, St. Marys, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 79, VFW Post 222 and AMVETS Post 40. Calling hours are from 2-9 p.m. today and until service time Friday at the funeral home. There will be a Rosary service at 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

(Gerald Bills)