Virginia Pauline Battaglino, 94, of Wheeling, WV, died peacefully on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at her residence.
Virginia was born on August 12, 1926 in Bluefield, WV, a daughter of the late John Battaglino, Sr. and Filomena (Pastore) Battaglino. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Grade School and from Beaver High School in Bluefield, WV. Ms. Battaglino was an active member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, infant John Jr. and Anthony Battaglino and five sisters, Margie Pantone, Madeline Kinder, Josephine Deskins, Teresa Rorrer and Carmella M. Battaglino.
Survivors include her nieces Mary Rorrer Rose and Phyllis Leyson, nephews Charles Rorrer, Anthony Pantone and his wife Mary, John Pantone, and Patsy Pantone, numerous great nieces and great nephews, and many friends.
The Battaglino family would like to thank the staff and nurses of Over the Rainbow Home Health care for their exceptional care, especially Brenda Wilhelm and Ellie Janeczko who loved and cared for Virginia, Carmella and Dr. John Battaglino as family for many years, Home Health Care, and Amedisys Hospice. Also, the family is grateful to Administrator Don Kirsch and the staff of Good Shepherd Nursing Home for their many acts of kindness shown to Virginia. Virginia greatly enjoyed playing, and most especially winning, games of bingo at the Nursing Home.
Friends will be Received on Monday, June 7, 2021 from 10-11 am at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11am at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Augustine serving as Celebrant.
Interment will take place on Tuesday at the Monte Vista Sacred Heart Cemetery, Bluefield, WV.
Memorial donations may be made to either the Our Lady of Peace Church or the School.