Tracy (Mestrovic) Jewett, 56, passed away on Saturday April 3rd, in Valley Grove, WV. Tracy was born on December 13, 1964 to Albert Mestrovic Sr and Patricia Kirkbride in Wheeling, WV. She graduated from Wheeling Park High School. Continuing her academic career, she received a Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice from Marshall University and a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management from Wheeling Jesuit University. Tracy built a successful career of 20 years as a Multi-Media Sales Consultant for Observer-Reporter and Almanac Newspapers in Washington, PA.
Tracy had a love for animals, especially her dogs, Chester and Frankie. She was an avid bowler and an active member of Town and Country Bowling League. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Bud, always to a new destination. She loved to take photos and share stories of what she saw on her adventures. She was also a member of Elm Grove Eagles Auxiliary.
Tracy is preceded in death by her parents; father, Albert Mestrovic Sr., her mother, Patricia Kirkbride, and her step-father, Frank Kirkbride.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 29 years, Clarence “Bud” Jewett; brother, Albert (Sherrie) Mestrovic Jr.; sister, Beverly (Robert) Fahey; half sister, Heather Annett; her nephew, Jesse Mestrovic, her nieces, Amanda West, Alison Covert, and Bobbi Leigh Fahey; several great nieces and nephews, Alivia, Gabriel, Logan, Cody and Luke; special great nieces, Lailah and Saoirse Covert; step-children, Holly (Kendra) Jewett-Reynolds and Tiffany (Kevin) Beaver; step-grandchildren, Addison and Ethan Beaver, who she adored dearly; and many cousins, including a special cousin, Tammy Kerr.
A visitation will be held at Altmeyer’s Funeral Home in Elm Grove Friday April 9th from 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm. A vigil will be held Friday night at 7:30 pm. A memorial service will be held Saturday April 10th at Altmeyer’s at 11 am. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
In consideration of the health and safety of friends and family, all social distancing practices and facial covering recommendations will be observed for all services. Extended family and friends are invited to attend this service virtually on Live Stream through Memory Share.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to organizations that support the care and kindness towards animals.