Hani Abde Shami

March 5, 1950 - July 4, 2022

03/05/1950 - 07/04/2022

Past Services

Thursday July 07, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions

Hani Abde Shami, 72 of Wheeling, WV passed away peacefully at home on July 4, 2022.

Hani immigrated to the United States in 1976 and made Wheeling his home in 1979. For over 30 years, he owned and operated Maces on Fulton Street, a local favorite.

Hani is preceded in death by his father, mother, and oldest brother. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Denise, daughters Nadia (Zack) Iwanyshyn and Teresa (Robert) Neely, granddaughters Madeline and Gianna Iwanyshyn, three brothers and three sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Altmeyer Funeral Home 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, you may donate to the charity of your choice in Hani’s name.

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Jeff Whitehouse
1 year ago

Knew Hani for many years had many a great conversations and shared a few beers ocassionally with him at Maces years ago,he was a good man,smart and accomplished quit a bit in his life,he will be missed by many I’m sure.

Stephanie Schuessler Connors
1 year ago

Denise, I’m so sorry to hear about Hani’s

Melissa Dye
1 year ago

I had the privilege to meet Hani during his daughter Teresa’s wedding in Tucson. I immediately was endeared with his kindness and love for his family. Our most sincere condolences to his family and most especially to Teresa. We are here for you T!! ♥️🙏🏻

Gregg Boury
1 year ago

Hani was a friend and coworker with whom I enjoyed each and every time we were able to get together. He was an accomplished restauranture. We shared many ideas and “battle stories” about the industry. Peace to Denise and the family.

1 year ago

Such a big sweetheart! It was my pleasure to have known you Hani. Thanks for the memories. You will be missed. prayers for your family. Rest in Pease.

Brenda Freeman
1 year ago

A man that could put a smile on your face no matter what kind of day you were having. You will be missed my friend. Prayers to your family.

Nancy Vapner
1 year ago

Hani was such a sweetheart. I will miss him dearly. My condolences to his lovely family. I know how much he adored All of them.

Nancy Padden
1 year ago

Hani was a friend to everyone who entered his restaurant. He
and my husband, Tom Padden, shared many special conversations
together. My deepest condolences to his family.

Marty Maness
1 year ago

I was saddened to learn of Hani’s passing. What a great guy and a friend for over 40 years. He will be missed. RIP Hani.

Gina Miller
1 year ago

My sincere sympathy for you and your girls Denise and for all those who loved Hani. May you all feel God’s comfort through this very difficult time