Lawrence Dean Bole, 79, of Wheeling, died on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Liza’s Place. He was born on February 6, 1937 in McMechen, WV, the son of the late William and Eliza J. Tery Bole.
Larry was an employee of the CSX Railroad for 41 years. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Elm Grove. Larry and his wife Janet met at the Wheeling Park Ice Rink and were founding members of the Wheeling Figure Skating Club. He served as president, vice president, secretary and test chairman and was elected as a lifetime honorary member because of his distinguished service to the club. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Wheeling Civic Garden Center for several years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, John W. Bole and James R. Bole.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janet Wallace Bole; four children, Deborah and her husband Michael Teachout of Rock Hill, SC, Jeffery Bole and his wife Ashley of Lancaster, PA, Susan and her husband Steve Ondrejko of Scenery Hill, PA and Brian Bole and his wife Michelle of Valley Grove, WV.
In addition Larry is survived by 10 grandchildren, Jennifer and Joseph Teachout of Rock Hill, SC, Austin and Natalie Bole of Lancaster, PA, Jacob, Maria and Benjamin Ondrejko of Scenery Hill, PA, Nathan, Kara and Zachary Bole of Valley Grove, WV.
His two surviving brothers are Tary Bole (Darlene) of Ocala, FL and Donald Bole (Jean) of Littleton, CO.
Viewing will be held Friday, October 14th, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm with a vigil service at 6 pm in the Altmeyer Funeral Home Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St, Elm Grove, WV. Mass will be celebrated at St Vincent de Paul Church, 2244 Marshall Ave, Elm Grove, WV on Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at 11 am with Father Gary Naegele officiating. Interment will follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery.
On line condolences may be made through www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
The Bole family expresses its appreciation to Dr. Dayra Avila-Lima, oncologist at Wheeling Hospital and the staff at Liza’s Place for their care.
Contributions may be made to Liza’s Place through www.tmcfunding.com (Click Here) in his memory.