Blanche (Latka) Resczynski, 90, a lifelong resident of Benwood, W.Va., passed away Friday, November 6, 2015, in Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, Wheeling, W.Va.
Blanche was born November 15, 1924 in Benwood, a daughter of the late John and Josephine (Wojcik) Latka. She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling. Prior to that, she was a member of the former St. Ladislaus Catholic Church, Wheeling, where she was and active member of the Ladies Guild. In addition, she was a volunteer for the American Red Cross and Meals on Wheels.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester K. Resczynski, in January of 2000; four sisters, Sophia Caruth, Stella Torbett, Connie Tabacca and Genevieve Staszewski; and a brother, Michael Latka.
Blanche is survived by her daughter, Glenna M. Adams of Martins Ferry, Ohio; two sons, Lawrence M. Resczynski (Christine) of Wheeling and Chester J. Resczynski (Norma) of Virginia Beach, Va.; four grandchildren, Rebecca Larkins (Thomas) of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Natalie Moses (Adrian) and Lance Resczynski (Jennifer), both of Wheeling, and Luke Resczynski of Cincinnati, Ohio; four great-grandchildren, Coltin Larkins and Kieran, Kerrigan and Adriana Moses; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 12-3 and 6-8 pm, Sunday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am, Monday, November 9, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Douglas Ondeck as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Mount Calvary Chapel Mausoleum, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lazarus House, 95 E. 11th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, or Liza’s Place, 10686 State Route 150. Rayland, OH 43943. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com