Vera Jeanne Sovine Riddle

June 17, 2015 - July 26, 2015

06/17/2015 - 07/26/2015

Past Services

Saturday August 01, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Saturday August 01, 2015
1:00 pm



Vera Jeanne Sovine Riddle, 81, of Wheeling WV, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling.

She was born June 17, 1934 in Wagy WV, daughter of the late Nellie Sartin and Major Dobson.

Vera was a retired Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the State of WV, she received her Masters of Counseling from WV State and WVU, was a flea market vendor in Marshall County, and loved to travel, camp, fish, cook and play Bingo.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Roy Sovine Jr.

Vera is survived by her husband of 33 years, Richard Riddle of Wheeling; five children, Joanna Hein of St. Albans, WV, Susan (Stanley) Clark of Poca, WV, Mary Batten of St. Albens, WV, Peggy (Steve) Kyer of Spencer, WV and Steve (Kim) Sovine of Montross, VA; fifteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren and numerous cousins.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, Saturday August 1, 2015 from noon until the time of services at 1pm with Rev. Glen Baker officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contribution can be made to  Valley Hospice at 10686 State Route 150, Rayland OH 43943.

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Peter & Erin Cuffaro
8 years ago

To the Vera’s Family:

Sorry to hear about Vera.

Vera was my counselor after my accident in 1983 and was a great help to my family and me. She was a very nice and kind person.

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

With deepest condolences,

Pete & Erin Cuffaro
Wheeling, West Virginia

Steve Sovine
8 years ago

Mom, I miss you! You quietly shaped my life with love and your presence and guidance is always with me. Our Lord works His ways among us and through us and all your family greatly misses you.

Joanna Hein
8 years ago

Out mother will be sadly missed and we have our memories. Proverbs 10:7 states “The memory of a good person is a blessing.”