Robert E. Sengewalt

June 30, 1929 - December 12, 2017

06/30/1929 - 12/12/2017

Past Services

Monday December 18, 2017
11:00 am
Our Lady of Lebanon Church
2216 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions

Sengewalt, Robert Edward, 88, of Wheeling, died Tuesday December 12, 2017 in Peterson Hospital, Wheeling.

Bob was born June, 30, 1929 in Wheeling, the son of the late Ira W. and Mary Gallagher Sengewalt.

He was a retired mail sorter for the United States Post Office, Wheeling, a member of Our Lady of Lebanon Church, Wheeling, the PAP Club, Wheeling, former Kain Club, Wheeling, Cave Club, Wheeling, and a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Lawrence Sengewalt, three sisters, Helen Cooper, Jean Bentz and Patricia Blake.

Surviving are his wife of 61  years, Sarah “Sally” Sharp Sengewalt, three sons, David Sengewalt (Debbie) of Wheeling, Gary Sengewalt (Dawn) of Bethlehem, Wheeling, Ronald “Scott” Sengewalt (Mary Beth) of Benwood, two brothers, John “Jack” Sengewalt (Jean) of Wheeling, James Sengewalt (Anna Mae) of Valley Grove, a sister, Ruth Werner of Wheeling, six grandchildren, Jeff Sengewalt, Courtney Sengewalt, Patrick Sengewalt , Ryan Sengewalt and his fiancé Jordan Swaton all of Wheeling , Andrea Koehler (Jason) of Pittsburgh and Erica Sengewalt of Morgantown, a great granddaughter Madalyn Dawn Koehler of Pittsburgh, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

There will no visitation at the funeral home. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11 am at Our Lady of Lebanon Church with Monsignor Rev Bakhos Chidiac as celebrant. Inurnment  to follow in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 2216 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV, 26003.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

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6 years ago

To the Family, Please accept my sincere condolences. The Bible gives us the assured hope of seeing our loved ones who have died again! The Resurrection! John 5:28,29.You will see him again! I’m in hopes that this Bible Truth brings you Peace.

Bob Hughes
6 years ago

I am so saddened by your loss, especially since I have know most of your family since childhood. It is never easy when we lose a parent; but we rest in the fact that we will one day be with them again. My prayers are for comfort during this time of sadness.

Tina Ortiz
6 years ago

Sally, Dave, Gary, Scott and family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I have wonderful memories of Uncle Bob.

Love, Tina

Done Blake
6 years ago

Aunt Salley, Dave, Gary and Scott,
We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Bob. We will keep you in in our prayers! We always loved visiting with your family.

Janet Rice
6 years ago

My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Dennis R Albaugh
6 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Bob. Denny Albaugh

6 years ago


Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Robert E. Sengewalt, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Robert E. Sengewalt, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †