Ruth (Ickler) Gorczyca, 79, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Wheeling Hospital.
Ruth was born March 3, 1943, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Howard W. Ickler, Sr. and Georgeanna (Allen) Ickler. She was a graduate of the former Union High School, Benwood, WV; and was a retired W.I.C. Coordinator for the Bellaire Clinic. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Luella; and three brothers, Howard Jr., George and Edward.
Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Edward T. Gorczyca; two daughters, Dawn Renee Phipps of North Carolina and Dana O’Bryan of Wheeling; three sisters, Linda of Moundsville, Judy of Martins Ferry, OH and Nancy of Wheeling; three grandchildren, Derian, Devin and Justin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, Thursday, June 30, 2022, from Noon until 2 pm and 4 pm until time of services at 6 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of Ruth. Denny Albaugh
I am so very sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.