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“Dear Rock, Darlene & Lisa The first time we met Grandpap and all of you we were excited about our family growing with so many beautiful and genuine...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Mike & Debbie Hanna - Gibsonia, PA

“Dear Rocky & Darlene, Uncle Al was a great man. He always had family as his piority. We had the same affection for cigars and woodworking but I'll...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: E J BERNARD - DERBY, KS

“Darlene, Sorry to hear about your father-in-law passing away. I hope you and your family are well. (I worked with you at Tower Lines). God's...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Stuntz Gacek - Bethesda, OH

“We are sad to hear the news of Uncle Alex's passing. May he now rest in God's peace with Aunt Jenny, and with all of our Uncles and Aunts. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Phil, Tina and Tiffany Matyja - FL

“Uncle Alex, What a great guy! It was always a pleasure to talk with you. You always had patience and so much knowledge to give. Peace, love and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mark Gornik - Triadelphia, WV

“Alex, sorry for your loss, we will remember your dad with great affection. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: The Knight's - ROCHESTER, MI

“Our Dearest Paluch Family, While you would have enjoyed having Alex here with you longer, we rejoice that he is now with our Lord Jesus. Blessings...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Olga & Paul Pashkevich - WV

“Uncle Alex will be missed by a lot of people. I'm sorry to hear that he has passed but he is with Grandma and Grandpap again. Lots of Love, Dawn...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Dawn Paluch - Tallahassee, FL


PALUCH, Alex, 94, of Wheeling, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009 in Wheeling Hospital.

Alex was born March 22, 1914 in Hopkins, Minn., a son of the late John and Kathryn (Sheleva) Paluch. He was retired from Wheeling Machine Products; a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church, Wheeling and the Elm Grove Lions Club. He also enjoyed carpentry, constructing homes and building doll houses.

In addition to his parents, Alex was preceded in death by his wife, Jennie (Matyja) Paluch in 1984; two sisters, Ann Wojcik and Mary Bernard; and two brothers, Michael and John Paluch.

Alex is survived by his son, Alexander A. "Rocky" Paluch and his wife, Darlene of Triadelphia, W.Va.; two sisters, Esther Grimm of Bel Alton, Md. and Patricia Pockl and her husband, Mike of Wheeling; two grandchildren, Rocco Paluch and his wife, Novi of Buffalo, N.Y. and Lisa Hanna and her husband, Matt of Bentonville, Ark.; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 4-8 pm, Thursday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where vigil services will be held at 5 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Friday, March 6, 2009 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Michael Krupka as celebrant. Entombment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to Family Services of the Upper Ohio Valley Adult Day Care, 51 11th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.

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