Dolores L. Trabert

November 11, 1921 - March 8, 2018

11/11/1921 - 03/08/2018

Past Services

Friday March 09, 2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Saturday March 10, 2018
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 | Directions
Saturday March 10, 2018
11:00 am
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
2111 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304 232-4353 | Directions

Dolores L. (Lewandowski) Trabert, 96, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling.

Dolores was born November 11, 1921, in Milwaukee, Wisc., a daughter of the late Joseph L. and Tillie (Kowalski) Lewandowski. She was a retired dietary aide for Ohio Valley Medical Center; and a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling. She was also a member of the Christian Mothers Ladies Guild at St. Alphonsus; and the A.A.R.P.

In addition to her parents, Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Francis J. Trabert; a grandson, Mark Trabert; a sister, Marcella LaRue; and two brothers, Joseph and Carl Lewandowski. She is survived by her son, Michael Trabert, Sr.,of Wheeling; three sisters, Angela Howell, Rose Lewandowski and Leah Reinhardt, all of Wheeling; three grandsons, Michael, Jr., Matt and Marty Trabert; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-6 pm, Friday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 5:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Saturday, March 10, 2018, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling, with Rev. Arul Anthony as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 2111 Market Street, Wheeling, WV 26603. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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Edwin Sharp
6 months ago

Rose: We will miss sharing with you the many memories we had at the St. Alphonsus School. You leave behind a significant legacy of helping others over the many years of your life. You were forever a devoted servant the Lord and will now be in His eternal care. Edwin J. Sharp, Class Representative of the St. Al’s Class of 1948.

Janet Wodesky
2 years ago

My condolences to the family and so sorry for your loss. Delores was a wonderful person……

Tina Echemann Pauley
6 years ago

Dolores was the first smile I met when my husband Jerry and I first walked into St. Alphonsus parish back in 1994. We quickly became friends with Dolores and her husband Frances. She was a great listener and was a loving and caring friend. She enjoyed sitting outside on her porch in the summer, and I am glad I got to sit with her and talk. Also, Dolores appreciated my talent and I will sing for her in my heart.

6 years ago

I’m so sorry to read of your loss. While there is nothing that can take the sting of death away, may you find comfort in God’s promise to one day, “swallow up death forever” (Isaiah 25:8) and to “wipe away the tears from all faces,” (Revelation 21:4) And even more comforting to know, God will have “all those in the memorial tombs come out” free of sickness, old age and pain. (John 5:28,29) May these scriptures help you cope until that time comes. For more information, type the following link into your browser:

TamI Alexander
6 years ago

Delores was a wonderful friend and always a mother figure during my time in Wheeling. Always had an ear to listen and a heart that cared and made a person feel loved. A truly wonderful soul. RIP sweet friend.

Jack Floyd
6 years ago

So sad to hear of Mrs. Trabert’s passing. She and my mother were friends when we lived in Wheeling back in the 50’s. I remember her as being a June Cleaver like lady back then. RIP, Mrs. Trabert…..

Dennis R Albaugh
6 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dolores. Denny Albaugh