LOTZ, Maureen Frances (Kirby)

LOTZ, Maureen Frances (Kirby), 65, of Wheeling, WV, died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Magee-Womens Hospital UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA.

She was born October 2, 1947, in Wheeling, a daughter to the late Donald and Mary (Nolan) Kirby.

She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wheeling, and a member of the Wheeling Island Lions Club.

She worked many years for the Hostess Cake Co., and Horne’s Department Store in Wheeling. She was also the manager of the Ten Spot in Wheeling and retired from Kroger’s. She was an avid Bingo player and loved the lottery and slot machines.

She is survived by her loving husband, Howard J. “Bud” Lotz III, of Wheeling; one son, Christopher J. (Robin) Lotz of St. Clairsville, OH; two sisters, Kathleen (Michael) Sweeney of Warwood, WV, and Rosemary (Michael) Hupp of Benwood, WV; three nephews; four great nephews; and two granddogs, Gabby and Gia.

Friends will be received Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wheeling with Rev. Francis O’Kruta as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to St. Fidelis Development Office, 125 39th St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201, and to Lazarus Health, 95 E. 11th St., Wheeling, WV 26003.

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