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Joanne Elizabeth Dittmore, 80, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022.

Joanne was born June 2, 1942, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Kress) Dittmore. She was a retired secretary for the WV Department of Vocational Rehabilitation; and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Elm Grove.

In addition to her parents, Joanne was preceded by her brother-in-law, David Saunders, Jr. She is survived by her sister, Catherine Saunders of Garden City, SC; a niece, Deborah (Joseph- Deceased) Dallison; two nephews, Mike Saunders of Bryan, OH and Joe (Kristy) Saunders of Myrtle Beach, SC; a great-niece, Amy (Rob) Richard; two great-nephews, Tom (Brittany) Kasunic and Marcus Saunders; several great-great nieces and nephews; and several cousins.

Friends will be received from 1-6 pm, Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 5 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Monday, August 8, 2022, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Rev. Jeeson V. Stephan as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio County Animal Shelter, 7011 National Road, Triadelphia, WV 26059, or online at

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneral


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