Josephine B. Walton

May 6, 1922 - July 13, 2017

05/06/1922 - 07/13/2017

Past Services

Saturday July 15, 2017
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Saturday July 15, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Saturday July 15, 2017
12:00 pm
St. Vincent dePaul Church
2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003
Josephine B. (Panepinto) Walton, 95, formerly of  Wheeling, W.Va., passed away peacefully Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Villa St. Joseph, Baden, Pa., surrounded by family and friends.
Josephine was born May 6, 1922 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Luigi and Caterina (Bellanca) Panepinto.  She was a retired cook for Figaretti’s Restaurant, and a member St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Walton, in 1999; three sisters, Ann Katona, Carmella “Babe” Dallison and Frances Holderman; and a brother, Tony Panepinto.
Josephine is survived by her three sons, E. James (Sally) Walton of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Louis J. (Deanna) Walton of Greensburg, Pa. and Joseph M. Walton, Jr. of Wheeling; a brother, Dr. Joseph Panepinto (Dr. Ruth) of Morgantown, W.Va.; a brother-in-law, Joseph Dallison, Sr.; seven grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, along with many, many beloved nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 10-11:30 am, Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling.  Mass of Christian Burial will then be celebrated at Noon, on Saturday, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Rev. Msgr. Paul Hudock as celebrant.  Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Villa St. Joseph, c/o Mr. David H. Dix, Director of Development, 1030 State Street, Baden, PA 15005, or online at (Click Here).  Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
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Diane Peoples
6 years ago

Your Mom was a light that burned brightly in this world . Everyone”s life that she touched has a special memory of her . She lived her life as we all should, and made every moment count . I cherish the last years that I got to know her and the time we spend together at the Villa . May your ” Josie Stories ” make you smile !

Diane Peoples
6 years ago

My dear friend Josie , I cherish all the time we spent together . Your memory lives on in your garden and all our hearts . Till we meet again at Heavens Gate …Love , Diane Peoples

Emily and Rudy Puhalla
6 years ago

My mother was a patient at Villa St. Joseph and was a dear friend to Josie. Josie was so kind to my mother and looked after her. Josie would alert me if mother was not eating or wasn’t sleeping at night. What a dear woman she was and a loving Christian human being. We will miss her.

Jack & Barb Solverson
6 years ago

We were most saddened to learn of Josie’s passing and wish to offer our deepest sympathies to her extended family. We first met her when our son, Eric, and her granddaughter, Barbara Walton, were married in 1997. Josie was such a charming and happy person that there was an immediate friendship. Josie was known for being a terrific pie baker and we were “gifted’ with these over the years. Despite surviving an often times-hards life she never lost her optimism. May she rest in God’s peace. She will me missed. Jack & Barb Solverson

The Abel Family- Irene Abel, Lynne Abel & Heidi Abel, Matt Abel & Holly.
6 years ago

What a Special Friend Ms. Josie was to our Family! My father, Enos C. Abel, was a resident at The Villa St, Joseph. Josie took care of Enos during their Music classes at The Villa. We all loved sitting in “Josie’s Garden”. She will be missed. We loved her very much!

Helen Kelly
6 years ago

Aunt Josephine was one special lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Pete & Erin Cuffaro
6 years ago

Sorry to learn about your mother.

Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

With deepest sympathy,

Pete & Erin Cuffaro