Shirley Ann DeBeni

April 9, 1933 - January 20, 2022

04/09/1933 - 01/20/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Monday January 24, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Monday January 24, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Service
Tuesday January 25, 2022
10:00 am
Cathedral of St. Joseph
1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-233-4121 | Directions

On January 20, 2022, Shirley Ann DeBeni went home to be with our lord.

She was born April 9, 1933 in Wheeling, WV a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Jacovetty) Davis.

Shirley was a catholic by faith and a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph, where she performed many duties. She was a reader, greeter, and a member of the choir. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in 1951 and was a lifetime PTA member.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Derrick DeBeni and brother Joseph Davis.

Surviving are her husband, Charles DeBeni, to whom she married on August 21, 1953, four sons: Joseph P. (Kay) DeBeni of Wheeling, WV, James (Kay) DeBeni of Wheeling, WV, Rick (Khelli) DeBeni of Bridgeport, OH , Chris (Jackie) DeBeni of Indio, California daughter, Clara (Charles) Weed of Wheeling, WV, brother, Patrick Davis, grandchildren: Craig (Christina) DeBeni of Dayton, OH, Torrie (Bailey) Davis of Benwood, WV, Lauren DeBeni of Wheeling, WV, Heidi Combs and Audra Tyrell of Flushing, OH, Josh (Kevin) Campbeni of Wilmington, NC; great-grandchildren: Jenica, Derrick, Jaxon and Dominic DeBeni, Logan Davis, Lily Caprita, Katie and TJ Neer, and Caylee Sisarcick.

Family and friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Homes 1400 Eoff Street on Monday, January 24, 2022 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and then again from 6:00 until time of vigil service at 8:00 pm with Father Sateesh Narasetti as celebrant.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Joseph – Wheeling, WV on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00 am with Father Sateesh Narasetti as celebrant.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice and to The Cathedral of St. Joseph at TMCFunding.com

Share your thoughts and memories of Shirley Ann at www.AltmeyerFuneralHomes.com.

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Pete & Erin Cuffaro
7 months ago

To the DeBeni Family:

Sorry to hear about Shirley.

Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

She will be sadly missed but never forgotten.

With deepest sympathy,

Pete & Erin Cuffaro

Victoria Jeskey
8 months ago

God bless the family, and friends. Prayers ascending.

Bob Blackwell
8 months ago

So sorry I missed her service. Shirley always treated me like family. She was a part of my childhood, and a part of everyone else’s childhood who grew up in the neighborhood.

Debbie Fahey
8 months ago

Clara and family, I am so sorry about your mom, she was a joy, and always treated me with kindness. She will be missed. Prayers for your family

Sharon (Coulter) Schmahmann
8 months ago

Sorry to read about Shirley. We played together when I visited my grandparents who live across the street from Shirley and her parents when we were young. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Terry Clark
8 months ago

Rick and family, may God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I fondly remember your mom and especially her great cooking. Sweet lady for sure!!

MarySue Szymialis
8 months ago

Torrie, Craig & families, so sorry to hear of the passing of your Beloved Grandmother. She lovingly touched so many lives. Prayers for all of you during this difficult & sad time. May you all be Blessed with treasured memories of her & her great love.❤ May her love live on in you! ❤❤

Linda and Willie Rogers
8 months ago

Condolences to Chuck and the Debeni family sending prayers. Shirley was a remarkable woman many great memories.