Carolyn Orlofske, 76, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at home surrounded by family.
She was born September 13, 1939, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Yanik) Hinkelman. Carolyn was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, and a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many.
In addition to her parents, Carolyn is preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard C. Orlofske (1997); one sister, Shirley Sass; nephew, David Sass; cousin, Regina Yanik; and two close friends, Wayne Allen and Sharon O’Leary.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Wade of Wheeling; grandson, Jeffrey Stauffer of Wheeling and Sodonna Stauffer of Bellaire, Ohio; two great-grandsons, Xander and Caden Stauffer; brother-in-law, Fred Sass; three nephews, Freddy, Ricky and Billy Sass; three nieces Lori, Roxanne and Susie Sass; uncle, Andrew (Vera) Yanik; godson, Andy Allen; several great-nieces and nephews; and family friends, Betty, Michelle, Andy and Gigi Allen and William O’Leary.
Family and friends will be received Friday, May 6, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. with Rosary services at 7:30 pm. A mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, May 7, at 10 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Monsignor Jerimiah McSweeny officiating. Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice in C/O www.treasuredmemoriesfunding.com.
Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.altmeyer.com.