Charles “Del” Delbrugge, 79, of Wheeling, WV died Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 27, 1936 in Bridgeport, OH to the late Charles and Ola (Ferrell) Delbrugge.
He was retired from Stone & Thomas Dept. Store where he worked for many years as a Buyer/Merchandiser and a devoted member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Del was an active member of Wheeling Central Catholic High School Boosters, a member of the Bellaire Sons of Italy, and a volunteer at Wheeling Hospital.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Sue Delbrugge and a grandson, Joshua Delbrugge.
Surviving are his loving wife of 60 years, Marilyn (Greenwood) Delbrugge; a son, Scott R. Delbrugge, of Wheeling; 3 daughters, Lisa (Michael) Dodd of Pittsburgh, PA, Dana (Pat) Fiorilli of Harrisburg, PA, Terra (Michael) Gallaway of Wheeling; 3 Sisters, Carolyn “Cari” Dawson of Portland, OR, JoEllen (Richard) Leightner of Fredricksburg, VA, Sandy (Michael) DiNapoli of Parma, OH; 11 grandchildren, 6 Great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 2:00-8:00 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling where a vigil service will be held at 6:00 pm Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 6, 2016 with Msgr. Paul Hudock and Msgr. Fred Annie as co-celebrants. Private interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Martins Ferry, OH at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Central Catholic High School Boosters, St. Johns Catholic High School or St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church c/o tmcfunding.com.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com