Eleanor Lach

Obituary of Eleanor Lach

Eleanor R. Lach, age 79, a resident of Volga, passed away Saturday May 5, 2018 at her residence.  She was born August 20, 1938 in Philippi a daughter of the late Oren and Virginia (Forinash) Criss.  Eleanor was united in marriage on July 13, 1963 to Walter “Poodle” Lach who preceded her in death on June 2, 2010.  Surviving is

Two sons, Tim Lach and wife Annette

Scott Lach both of Volga


Two brothers, Richard Criss of Volga

John Paul Criss of Buckhannon


Two grandsons, Jeremy Lach and fiancée Bethany

Luke Lach and wife Amber all of Volga


Three great granddaughters, Lillyan, Hope, and Mallory Lach


Eleanor was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, Ronald, and Ralph William Criss.  Eleanor was owner of Lach Grocery for over 20 years.  She enjoyed listening to country music and was Methodist by faith.


Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Monday May 7, from 10 am- 2 pm.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm with Pastor Rod Heckert officiating.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.