Catherine Ralston

December 28, 1926 - December 7, 2019
Catherine Ralston

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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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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
10:00 AM

St. Mary Catholic Church - Directions
212 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950


Tuesday, December 10, 2019
12:00 PM

Union Cemetery - Directions
211 Maple Avenue
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950


Monday, December 9, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-St. Clairsville Chapel - Directions
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

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  • December 09, 2019
    Mike Weese says:
    Our special prayers to Cathys family. She was a very special friend to so many of us at Harts. 30 plus years of memories. Good friends "Mike" Weese and Rita Cochran send loving thoughts.

  • December 17, 2019
    Jay Knapp says:
    Bob and family, Sorry about your mom. My thoughts and sympathy are with you.