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Catherine Ralston

December 28, 1926 - December 7, 2019

Catherine Ralson, 92 of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Saturday December 7, 2019 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling, WV.

She was born December 28, 1926 a daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret (Vineskey) Templin in Wheeling, WV.

Catherine worked as a clerk for Big Bear Plus and was a Catholic by faith.

She loved working in her yard and planting her flower garden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Ralston Jr. and a sister Gertrude DiCarlo.

She is survived by her children, Bob Ralston of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Bill (Annie) Ralston of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Jack (Rosalee) Ralston of St. Clarisville, Ohio and Nancy (John) Morris of Bridgeport, Ohio.

In addition she is survived by eight grandchildren, Michelle (Matt) Ralston-Root, Jodie (Ronald) Ralston-Gallagher, Jamie (Tracy) Morris, Megan (Jason) Stukey, Jonathan (Tanya) Morris, Molly (Jared) Cassady, Brent (Daniel) Ralston and Ryan (Lindsey) Ralston as well as 17 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists. 204 W. Main St. St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 on Monday December 9, 2019 from 2-8 pm.

A vigil service will be held at 4 pm.

Mass will be held on Tuesday December 10, 2019 at 10 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio with Fr. Thomas Chillog officiating.

Burial will follow in Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the church by going to ““.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 9, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel

204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Time: 10:00 am


St. Mary Catholic Church

212 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm


Union Cemetery

211 Maple Avenue
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

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