Alvin Vincent “Al” Bandi, 91, of Wheeling, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at The Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
He was born June 2, 1927 in Wheeling, a son of Albert G. and Marie V. Bandi.
Al was retired from Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Wheeling. He proudly served his country in the Army division of the Korean War.
Al was a loving father and grandfather. He valued time spent with his family and was so very proud of his grandchildren. He enjoyed socializing with his friends, swimming at the YMCA, and gardening, particularly tomatoes. He will be truly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia Coil Bandi in 1993; two brothers, George A. Bandi and wife, Wilma Coil Bandi, Harold E. Bandi and wife, Eleanor Rapp Bandi; and a niece, Cathy Holmes. Al leaves behind two daughters; Beth Durkin and husband, Patrick, Jo Wilson and husband, Michael; along with three grandchildren, Bradley Wilson and wife, Mallory Kalo Wilson, Allison Durkin and fiance Stephen Badgely, and Paige Durkin, all of Wheeling; along with several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 1 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Cabrita, S.M. as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Mt. Calvary Chapel Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Neighborhood Center, 125-18th St., Wheeling, WV 26003