WIZBA, Albert J.

WIZBA, Albert J. 89, a loving and devoted father and grandfather, of Shadyside, OH, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, in St. Clairsville, OH.

Al was born August 4, 1923, in Shadyside, OH, a son of the late Charles and Mary Dugas Wizba.

He was a retired Chief Marine Engineer from Dravo- Mechling Corp Pittsburgh, PA, a member of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 521 all of Shadyside, OH. He was a WWII Navy Veteran.

Preceding him in death was his first wife, Pauline Williams Wizba in 1989, a son, Frederic C. Wizba in 2010, three brothers; Charles Wizba, Joseph E. Wizba and infant Patrick Wizba, three sisters; Mary Oravec, Margaret “Peggy” Wizba and Helen Palmer.

Surviving are his wife Lydia Krupnik Wizba; a daughter, Kathy (Tom) King of St Clairsville, OH; granddaughters, Alaire (Barry) Mancz, Ellie King and Lexie King and two great-granddaughters, Emelia Mancz and Eden King; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Wizba of Wheeling, WV and three granddaughters, Sara Griffin, Annie Wizba and Emily Wizba; three step-daughters Mary Ellen (Cecil) Davis of Overland Park, KS, Theresa (Jim) Mowery of Shadyside, OH, and Patty (John) Modra of Powhatan Point, OH.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauk necht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, OH, Saturday from 9-10:30 am. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be at 11a.m. in St Mary Catholic Church Shadyside, OH with Fr. Samuel Saprano as Celebrant.

Interment follows in Powhatan Cemetery Powhatan Point, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Belmont County Special Olympics, 66730 Pogue Road St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com