CASSELLA, Zelma Riggs, 96, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday September 17, 2012, at the Weirton Geriatric Center.
She was born July 2, 1916, in Greene County, PA, the daughter of the late Joshua and Margaret Evans Riggs.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles V. Cassella; sisters, Geraldine McNeal, Catherine Morgan; and great-granddaughter; Melissa Beth Emfinger.
Surviving are sons; Jack (Flo) Cassella of Weirton, WV, Jim (Carol) Cassella of Georgetown, PA; daughters, Wanda Barkhurst, Shirley (Jim) Quickle, Janet Taylor, all of Weirton, WV; grandchildren, Pam (Rick) Emfinger, Vicki (Dave) Stunda, Jim (Robin) Quickle, Jeff (Cathy) Quickle, Valerie (Mike) DeFallo, Diane (Joe) Matics, Kent (Amy) Cassella, Tasha (Peter) Wiehe, Amy (Kevin) McDonald; 20 great- grandchildren; two-great great-grandchildren; brother, Lonnie (Janet) Riggs of Follansbee, WV; sisters, Alberta Mezaras of Florida, Violet Cole of Canton, OH, Lena Jones of Weirton, WV, Jean Adams of Wintersville, OH.
Visitation will be at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV Wednesday 4-8 p.m. where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Christina Hosler presiding. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Hancock County Special Olympics, 320 Louisiana Avenue, Chester, WV 26034; or Paris Presbyterian Church, 127 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021. www.steelandwolfe.com.