Patricia Laverne “Pat” Albright, 79, of Wheeling, W.Va., formerly of Delaware, passed away peacefully, Monday, March 21, 2016, at her home.
She was born February 3, 1937, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Millard and Mary (Roach) Taylor. She was a retired self-employed caretaker for the elderly and a Lutheran by faith.
1n 1963, Pat moved to Delaware, having lived there for 20 years, before returning to her hometown of Wheeling. She was former deli manager for the A&P Tea Company, following in her father’s footsteps, who also worked for the A&P. She was a active supporter of Appalachian Outreach Inc.; and an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Mike Schmidt fan. She also loved reading; playing bingo and penny ante cards with her friends and family; and working in her family genealogy, which meant a great deal to her. Her greatest pleasure, came from seeing and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Albright, in 1982; two brothers, Bill and Ronald; and three sisters, Dorothy, Jackie and Beverly.
She is survived by her three children, Terry (Patty) Bratton of Delaware, Anthony (Stacy) Albright of Ohio and Caprice (Scott) McCormick of Wheeling; a brother, Gary W. (Lois) Taylor of Ripley, W.Va.; ten grandchildren, Elisha, Britney, Kayla, Jordan, Alayna, Anthony Jr., Jason, Libbiann, Jake and Paige; four great-grandchildren, Kiersten, Reagan, Harper and Allie; and Pat’s best friend and companion, Joey.
Friends will be received from Noon until time of service at 1 pm, Saturday, March 26, 2016, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Appalachian Outreach Inc., PO Box 233, Glen Dale, WV 26038, or the Marshall County Animal Shelter, 37 Animal Shelter Drive, Moundsville, WV 26041. Memorial contributions may made be online at www.tmcfunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com