Westfall, Della Jean (Mozney), 76, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born January 11, 1941 in Wheeling, W.Va., she was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Mozney.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James (Jim) Westfall, her sister Josephine (Mozney) Myer, her niece Jacqueline Klug and her nephew, Greg Myer.
Della is survived by her son, James (Vickie) Westfall and two grandchildren, Madison and Nolan of Wheeling; her sisters, Mary Ann (Mozney) Lokmer of Wheeling, Sandra (Mozney) (Daniel) Klug of Basye, Virginia; Carol (Mozney) Baron of Zanesville, Oh.; and her brother Jacob (Joe) (Suzy) Mozney of Wheeling; along with her endeared companion Russell McMahon, her nieces, relatives, and many friends.
Della retired from the Children’s Home of Wheeling, where she was Director of Food Service. After retirement, she actively volunteered in several local charities, as The Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling, Habitat for Humanity, Marshall County Election Poll Worker; and in local activities, as on the local Sons of Italy Bocce Ball and other bowling league teams. Della and Russ later took to the dance floors of the Ohio Valley and enjoyed cruising to many ports around the world. She was her grandchildren’s most avid fan, endlessly attending their sports games.
She graduated from Triadelphia High School in 1958.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday September, 15, 2017 at 11 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Elm Grove with Rev Chuck McGinnis as celebrant. Interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Vigil services will be held on Thursday at 7:30 pm.
Donations may also be made in Della’s memory via Treasured Memories Community Funding to The Leukemia Fund at The James Cancer Center by CLICKING HERE, or to The Soup Kitchen Greater Wheeling by CLICKING HERE, or to The Salvation Army, Wheeling by CLICKING HERE.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.