Arlene Louise (Menz) Florjanczyk, 83, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Monday, August 21, 2017, in Wheeling Hospital.
Arlene was born October 25, 1933, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Charles A. and Earla (Johnson) Menz. She was a graduate of the Ohio Valley General School of Nursing; received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude, from West Liberty State College; and her Master’s Degree in Public Health from West Virginia University. She was employed as an R.N. and Occupational Health Nurse, and was certified to administer hearing tests. She retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, and was a lifelong member of St. Paul Evangelical Church, Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by her sister, Alice M. Jones; a brother-in-law, Edward J. Florjanczyk; and a sister-in-law, Barbara A. Sprouse.
Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Paul E. Florjanczyk; two children, Charles (Leslie) Florjanczyk of Wheeling, and Barbara (Nicholas) Renzella of Glen Dale, W.Va.; a granddaughter, Calista E. Florjanczyk (Scott Anderson) of Wheeling; a grandson, Aleksandr Florjanczyk of Wheeling; three step-grandsons, Nicholas (Allyson) Renzella of Springfield, Va., Brian Renzella of Springfield, Va. and Anthony (Melissa) Renzella of McMechen; a precious great-granddaughter, Baileigh Anderson; four step-great-grandchildren, Anthony, Kelsey, Alexander and Aiden Renzella; and several nieces and nephews.
In accordance with Arlene’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 9, 2017, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, Wheeling, with Pastor Mike Eskridge offiicating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, 3741 Wood St., Wheeling, WV 26003, or online at www.TMC Funding.com.
Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneral homes.com.