Dorothy E. (Garner) Ferro Glusich

January 4, 1928 - May 25, 2017

01/04/1928 - 05/25/2017

Past Services

Tuesday May 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Wednesday May 31, 2017
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Wednesday May 31, 2017
10:00 am
St. James Catholic Church
326 Logan Street
McMechen, WV 26040

GLUSICH, Dorothy E. (Garner) Ferro, 89, of Benwood, W.Va. died Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Country Club Retirement Home in Bellaire, Ohio.
She was born January 4, 1928, in Benwood, a daughter of the late Joseph E. “Earl” Garner and Elizabeth M. (Matiasek) Rodgers. She was a graduate of her beloved Union High School Class of 1945. She was a member of the Former St. Ladislaus Church and the St. Ladislaus Social Club. She was a current member of St. James Catholic Church in McMechen, W.Va. She loved traveling with her late husband George and their friends. She enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and great grandsons. She loved casinos, buffets, bingo, the Pirates, the Steelers, WVU, Roberto Clemente, Jack Lambert, and “her” Bobby Huggins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Ferro in 1955, and her second husband, George Glusich in 2016, her step father, James Rodgers, her step mother, Beatrice Garner.
She is survived by one son, Michael T. (Roseann) Ferro of McMechen; two half-brothers, Larry Garner of Zanesville, Ohio, and Thomas E. (Billie) Garner of Glen Dale, W.Va.; three grandsons, Brett M. Ferro of McMechen, Christopher T. (Keri) Ferro of St. Albans, W.Va., and Adam Ferro of Pittsburgh, Pa.; three grandchildren, Braxton, Grant, and Abi; and several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Fran Sobray.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 1-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10 am at St. James Catholic Church in McMechen with Rev. Bekeh Utietiang as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. James Catholic Church, 326 Logan St, McMechen, WV 26040 or through .
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Gary & Valerie Pickett
5 years ago

Mike, just learned of your Mom’s passing. Our condolences to you and Roseanne. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Tim & Sharon Brown
5 years ago

Mike, Our deepest condolences in the passing of your mother. So very sorry for your loss.
God Bless

Jay Knapp
5 years ago

Sorry about your mom. My thoughts and sympathy are with you, your family, and your mother’s lifetime of friends.

Albina & Sam Belsenti
5 years ago

Deepest sympathy to the family. Dorothy was a dear friend we met on a casino bus trip.

Albina & Sam Belsenti
5 years ago

Deepest sympathy to the family . Dorothy was a dear friend ,we met on a casino bus trip . She was always in our thoughts and prayers.

John D Mercer
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family.

Trixie Studdard
5 years ago

Dorothy was truly loved by all. She left us with great memories.

Bill & Diane Kern
5 years ago

Sorry to see that she passed. My memories are of always a smile and kind words. I’m sure she will be missed by family and friends. Please accept our condolences.

Paul Vargo
5 years ago

The entire family will be in my daily thoughts and prayers! Dorothy was such a great person and neighbor — always loved her positive outlook on life. God Bless,

Tamie Clegg Wedge Roseburg, OR
5 years ago

So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I remember her from when I was a little girl. My mother would take me there and she would cut my hair. She was a wonderful lady. Heaven truly has another angel.