Madelyn Hemsley

October 15, 1920 - August 21, 2016

10/15/1920 - 08/21/2016

Madelyn “Kate” E. Hemsley, 95, of Wheeling, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 in Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center.

She was born October 15, 1920, a daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Kelly) Kirk. Madelyn was a Christian by faith, and an avid Ohio State football fan. She loved to travel, play at the casino, bingo and dominos. Madelyn loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul H. Hemsley (2007); two sisters, Anna Mae (Edward) Marino and Shirley (Melvin) Moore; one granddaughter, Jennifer Hemsley and one great-grandson, Riley Anson Mitchell.

She is survived by her four loving children, Sherry (Larry) Mitchell of Lancaster, OH, Connie Hemsley of Wheeling, Robert (Sharon) Hemsley of Praire Grove, AK, and Thomas (Vicki) Hemsley, Sr. of Moundsville, WV; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her faithful dog, Snuggles.

The family would like to thank Dr. Albert Jellen, and the staff at Bishop Hodges Continuous Care for all of their wonderful service and devotion.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family at a time to be determined.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 308 Mt. St. Joseph Rd., Wheeling, WV, 26003 or by clicking here or to Give Kids the World, 210 South Bass Road, Kissimmee, FL 34746 or by clicking here.

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Beth Whitlatch
6 years ago

Rest In Peace Sweet Mom of my friend Connie!

Beth Whitlatch
6 years ago

Connie, I am very sorry for your loss, my thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. I met your mother once, she was a sweet soul. She is in God’s loving arms, an angel above. I pray that God gives you comfort & peace, during this very difficult time. God Bless You!

marilee "tysko" sheridan
6 years ago

Sorry to hear this news. She was a great lady! You kids were lucky to have great parents and what wonderful memories growing up in Fulton we all had! Those were the good ol’ days for sure! Love to all….

mary e pettit and my mom frances marsh
6 years ago

so sorry about your mom she was a super person, i wll miss seeing her when i visit my mom at c.c.c my thought and prayer for the family

George and Jane (Zdonczyk) Dakovic
6 years ago

Sorry to hear about the death of Aunt Madelyn. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

JoAnne (jo) Tysko Smith
6 years ago

Connie & family,
So sorry to hear about your mom. Remembering her as a nice and happy lady. May she rest in peace.