Obituary for Delores West (Lester)
Delores Ann West, 77, of Shinnston passed away peacefully at home after an extended illness.
She was born in Owings, WV, on October 2, 1940, daughter of the late James and Hazel Lester.
Delores was proceeded in death by her parents and several brothers, Darius (Fuzz) Lester, James (Jim) Lester; Daniel (Danny) Lester; and Gary (Chub) Lester, all formerly of Shinnston; and step-grandchild, Justin Christopher Riffle. She was the last remaining member of her immediate family.
Delores married Tom West and they spent many loving years together. He took extra special care of her during her last days. Most of her life was spent as a homemaker and wonderful mother. She will be sadly missed by all that loved her.
Delores was a graduate of Mt. Vernon Academy in Ohio and also a graduate of Clarksburg Beauty Academy. She later worked at Feasters Jewelers in Shinnston for several years.
Delores is survived by their three daughters, Tammy Heldreth and her husband Jim of Wyatt; Jackie Book and her husband Tim of Shinnston; and Lisa West Riffle and her deceased husband Mark Riffle of Clarksburg; 4 grandchildren, who loved her so much, Josh Heldreth and his wife Sasha of Wyatt; Josie Salerno and her husband A.J.; T.J. Book and his wife Amanda; Libby Stonebreaker and her husband Donnie, all of Shinnston; step-grandchild, Josh Allen Riffle; and several great grandchildren, Westin and Owen Heldreth; Sylvie and Emmy Salerno; Halle, Haven, Harlow, and Henna Book; and Mazi and Walker Stonebreaker.
The family would like to thank Hospice for the wonderful care given to her during her illness.
Friends and Family will be received at Harmer Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2-8 PM and Thursday from 10-11 AM. A funeral service will be at the funeral home on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11 AM with Dr. Michael P. Reese officiating. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Online memories and condolences may be shared at www.harmerfuneralhome.com.
A service of the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.