Ann Woodbury Lesch, 82, of Wheeling Island, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center.
She was born August 19, 1932, a daughter of the late Kelly and Hazel (Duty) Pickering. Ann was a member of Island Christian Church. She taught knitting and crotchet at the community colleges, had a prayer breakfast, taught vacation bible school, and was a Girl Scout Leader for many years.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Alan E. Lesch (1991); one daughter, Cindy Murphy; one son, Alan Lesch; and two brothers, Howard and Michael Pickering.
Ann is survived by her two daughters, JoEllen (Patrick) Tweedlie of Wheeling, Cheri Cunningham of Columbus; one sister, Linda (Don) Henderickson of Wellsburg; one brother, Patrick (Shirley) Pickering of Wheeling; one brother-in-law, Terry Murphy of Wheeling; eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, from 10 am until time of service at 12 pm, with Pastor Judy Bennett as celebrant. Interment will take place at Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain, Ohio.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyer.com.