Ethel J. Plohal

PLOHAL, Ethel J., 82, of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Wintersville, OH, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013, after a two-year struggle with interstitial lung disease.

She was born in Wheeling, WV, on May 20, 1931, to Frank and Louise Snyder, who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her first husband, Burrell C. Porter in 1967.

Ethel is a retired LPN at St. John Medical Center, Steubenville, OH.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Robert Plohal; two sons, Jeff and Mark Porter; two stepsons, Robert Jr. and John Plohal; eight grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren.

She was a caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family.

Services will be held Thursday, January 9, 2014, from noon-2 p.m. in the Chapel at Halcyon Hills, Sherrard, WV, where she will be laid to rest.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.