Eleanor “Jane” Bishop Sneddon

January 7, 1928 - February 9, 2018

01/07/1928 - 02/09/2018

Past Services

Sunday February 11, 2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Monday February 12, 2018
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Monday February 12, 2018
11:00 am
St, Michael Catholic Church
National Road
Wheeling, WV 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions

SNEDDON, Eleanor “Jane” Bishop, 90 of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
Jane was born on January 7, 1928 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late William and Iona Thorburn Bishop.
Jane was a retired bookkeeper from Primier Concrete Products and worked many years at Hundley Motor Company. She was a member of St. Michael Parish, St. Michael’s Christian Mothers, Oglebay Institute Folk Dancers, Valley Rounds, Independent Square Dancer, Lloyd Shaw Foundation; former member of St. Michael’s Choir, Ohio Valley Chorale and a past volunteer at Wheeling Hospital.
She loved to read in addition to her love of dancing and singing.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents, was her husband, Alex (1964); infant brother, Hurbert; brothers Edgar and Richard Bishop; sisters, Martha Sorge, Betty Osterman and Ethel Johnson.
Surviving are her daughters, Kathy (Larry) Geary, of Mount Jackson, VA and Jeanie (Jack) Yahnke, of Wheeling, whom she resided with most of her life; 4 Grandchildren, Heather Angalich, Jason Yahnke, Christopher Geary and Sasha Troup; 8 Great-Grandchildren, 2 Great-Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends will be received from 4:00-8:00 pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Vigil Service will be held at 7:30 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Interment at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, 1225 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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David Winstel
6 years ago

Jeanie, very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I remember meeting her several times. Such a sweet lady ! I know she will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to all . David

Candy Hartley
6 years ago


I wanted to send my condolences to you and your family. Your Mom was a sweet little lady that I enjoyed seeing at the shop. I’m sure you will miss her terribly, but know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Candy @ Mane Attractions

Maureen McNabb
6 years ago

Sorry for your loss,sending prayers to you and your family

Tina Morris
6 years ago

So sorry for the loss of your Mom, Jeanie. God bless you and your family.

Michael and Diana Sorge
6 years ago

Kathy and Genie and your families, Diana and I want to send our love, prayers and condolences for your loss. Losing your Mom leaves a huge empty space in your life. The only thing you can do is fill that space with all the wonderful memories she has left you with. Just think the whole Bishop family is together again and having a great reunion in heaven!!! May the Lord bring peace to your hearts and souls!

Father Jim
6 years ago

I am praying for you and your family, Jeanie. You were such a faithful and loving Daughter to your Mom.