John Obloj

August 9, 1919 - February 7, 2017

08/09/1919 - 02/07/2017

Past Services

Visitation
Friday February 10, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Visitation
Friday February 10, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Cemetery
Saturday February 11, 2017
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Service
Saturday February 11, 2017
11:00 am
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
2111 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304 232-4353 | Directions

John Obloj, 97, of Benwood, WV, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in Wheeling Hospital, with loved ones at his side.

Mr. Obloj was born August 9, 1919, in Golcowa, Poland. He was a retired city employee of Benwood for many years; and a devout Catholic and member of St. Johns Church, Benwood. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara, his devoted wife of 45 years; a brother, Henry; and a sister, Kazimiera. He is survived by his children, Edward (Zofia) Obloj, Bernadette (Jozef) Krypla, Maria (Herb) Herbut and Celina Obloj and her fiance’ David Guscott; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, Friday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where a vigil service will be held at 6 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Saturday, February 11, 2017, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Cyprian Osuegbu as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Catholic Church, Benwood, C/o St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 2111 Market Street, Wheeling, 26003, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

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John and Marilyn kazemka
5 years ago

So sorry Maria thoughts and prayers

Judy Hunt
5 years ago

Herb, Maria and Family, I am sorry to hear about the sudden loss of John. I am praying for God’s comfort and peace for you and your family.

Bernadette Zubel
5 years ago

Szczere wyrazy wspolczcia dla calej rodziny .

Mary Gray
5 years ago

Celina, Maria and family, I am so sorry for your loss.