Cecilia R. Petros

July 4, 1923 - February 22, 2016

07/04/1923 - 02/22/2016

Past Services

Friday March 04, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Saturday March 05, 2016
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Saturday March 05, 2016
10:00 am
St. Vincent dePaul Church
2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cecilia R. Petros, 92, formerly of Benwood, WV, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016 in Rex Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, in Apex, NC.

Ceil was born July 4, 1923, a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Julia (Zilka) Moncman. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Ceil worked at Wheeling Hospital as a Registered Nurse for 15 years. She was a Wheeling Hospital Alumni, former Volunteer at Wheeling Hospital and the Red Cross.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lee Edward Petros (2011); a son (unnamed newborn); a newborn daughter, Lee Ann Petros; three brothers Charles, Bernard and Jerome Moncman; and a granddaughter Abigail Petros.

Ceil is survived by one son, William (Karen) Petros of Morgantown; one daughter, Marianne (Robert) Burger of Cary, NC; one brother Cyril Moncman of Wellsburg; and four grandchildren, Nathaniel &  Kathryn Petros, Celia & Caroline Burger.

Family and friends will be received Friday, March 4 from 6-9 pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling. A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, March 5, at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 2244 Marshall Av., Wheeling with Rev. Gary Naegele officiating. Interment will follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wheeling Hospital Volunteer services, 1 Medical Park, Wheeling 26003 or Rex Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center, 911 So. Hughes St., Apex, NC 27502, or in C/O www.tmcfunding.com.

Friends and family may view the obituary and express their condolences to the Petros family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Tammy Nolte Denniston
7 years ago

Marianne, Bill and Family, So very sorry for your loss. Her smile and sense of humor lives on through you and your children. Many good thoughts and prayers being sent your way. I am sure Your Mom and Dad are holding hands and smiling and happy to be together again!

Judy Petros
7 years ago


James & Patti Kimbrough
7 years ago

Bill and Family, Please accept our sincerest condolences with the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, during this time of loss, and always.

David Raske
7 years ago

Bill, sorry to hear about your mom, she was a great lady. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Alyssa and Glen Mako
7 years ago

Marianne, Billy and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I was so blessed to know your Mom and Dad…they always made me feel like family and I loved them for that. Peace and love,

Corinne (Bischof) Stewart
7 years ago

Marianne, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will surround you and your family during this difficult time.

Richard Sage
7 years ago

Marianne and Bill: Sorry to read about the passing of your Mom. I have many fond memories of growing up next door in Springdale. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Richard Sage
7 years ago

Marianne and Bill: Very sorry to read about the passing of your mom. I have many fond memories of growing up next door in Springdale. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Michelle Coleman ( Shelly Bruner)
7 years ago

I truly loved this woman. Her kindness and joy were infectious. I will really miss her.

Dave & Brenda O'Leary
7 years ago

Marianne and Bill: We were very sorry to hear about your mom. I have very fond memories of her and your entire family as I grew up. Please know you all remain in our thoughts and prayers.