Mrs. Emily Jane Shrut (O’Leary)

Mrs. Emily Jane Shrut (O’Leary)

Passed: January 01, 2022
Wheeling, WV Formerly of St. Albans, WV

Mrs. Emily Jane Shrut (O’Leary)

Passed: January 01, 2022
Wheeling, WV Formerly of St. Albans, WV


Emily Jane Shrut (O’Leary), 84 of Wheeling, WV, formerly of St. Albans, WV, died on January 1st, 2022, at Wheeling Continuous Care Center in Wheeling WV.
She is survived by her loving family: sons, Michael O’Leary (Kay) of Dunkirk, MD, Stephen O’Leary (Nancy) of St. Albans, WV, and Sean O’Leary (Christine) of Hackettstown, NJ; as well as daughters, Theresa O’Leary Chimera (Chris) of New York City, NY, Jean O’Leary-Pyles (Jeff) of Dublin, OH, Betsy Jones (Rick) of Wheeling, WV; and daughter in law, Anne O’Leary of Huntingtown, MD.  Her family and joy also included grandchildren, Paul, Morgan (Storm), Erin, Maxwell, Garrett, Liam, Abby, Aidan, Jeremiah and Meaghan; as well as great-grandchildren, Stella and Scarlet.  
She is preceded in death by parents Anthony and Bertha Romat; brother Anthony Jr. (Tony), and husbands; Robert Harvey Shrut and Paul (Gig) Garrett O’Leary.
The majority of Emily’s life was focused on the care and nurturing of her six children of whom she was immensely proud.  She also worked as a telephone operator, realtor, catering business owner, and an antique collector and dealer.  She was sweet in nature and actions.  She will be missed by all who had the privilege to know her.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 4,2022 at B’nai Jacob Eternal Home Cemetery, 701 Green Road, Charleston, WV 25309. All are welcome to join in celebrating Emily’s life.  
In lieu of flowers please share donations in Emily’s honor to B’nai Jacob Synagogue, 1599 Virginia St E, Charleston, WV 25311.
You may send condolences to the family at:
Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: January 04, 2022 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Location: 701 GREEN ROAD SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV 25309 - (Get Directions)

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5 responses to Mrs. Emily Jane Shrut (O’Leary)

  1. Mike Romat says:

    Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. Mike and Natalie Romat

  2. David Romat says:

    I would like to share my condolences to all the family of my Aunt Emily. I only have the most fond memories of her as I’m sure all of you have too. May GOD comfort of you during this time of loss of a wonderful lady and mother.

  3. Beautiful picture of a kind soul. So sorry for your family’s loss.

  4. I just heard about your mothers passing. We all have so many fond memories of life on Playland Drive; watching your mom come and go or just a short chat. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

    Meredith Halstead (Graham) and rest of the Graham kids

  5. Mary Jo Ross says:

    Steve, I’m so sorry! My condolences to you and your family.

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