Martha L. Wurtzbacher

October 8, 1939 - March 14, 2021
Martha L. Wurtzbacher

Martha Lee (Becker) Wurtzbacher, age 81 of Wheeling, WV passed away March 14, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.
Born October 8, 1939 to the late Harold and Martha Becker. She is preceded in death by her husband John A. Wurtzbacher; brother John Becker. Martha worked as a clerical secretary and retired from Dream Clean.
Martha is survived by her daughters, Michelle “Shelly” Clemons and Stacy (David) Hurst; siblings Shirley (Joe) Hans, Linda (Chuck) Schleicher, Robert (Debbie) Becker, Harold “H.J.” (Joyce) Becker, Rose (Steve) Kendle, Mike (Cindy) Becker; grandchildren Cassie (Adam) Clemons, Chad (Brittney) Clemons, Zach (Molly) Manukin, Devin Hurst; great-grandchildren Jordan, Ti, Aleigha, Liam, Laeken, Bryce, Amara, and Octavia. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to her family.


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  • March 17, 2021
    Raenel Edge says:
    Shelly and Family. So sorry about your mom. You can rest easy knowing she was so well cared for and loved. Prayers.

  • March 17, 2021
    Michelle Wood-Ilovar says:
    I’m so sorry to see this. I have many memories of Martha at my grandma’s house . They were great neighbors and friends. Extended family ❤️

  • March 18, 2021
    Joyce Kerns says:
    Shelly so sorry for your loss.

  • March 19, 2021
    Loretta Becker lit a candle:
    Lit since March 19, 2021 at 3:05:42 AM

  • March 19, 2021
    Tammy Jacovetty says:
    Shelly I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mom. You were so very close and you did such a wonderful job taking care of her and placing her top priority each and every day. Please take care of yourself and know that the two of you had a very long and memory filled journey TOGETHER. Stay strong sweet Woman.❤️