Ada M. Tonacchio, 83, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at her home with her family by her side. Born May 2, 1933, in Mingo Junction, OH, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Maria Tristani Trombetta. She was also preceded in death by her son, Gary A. Tonacchio, on March 3, 1993; brothers, Albert, Delmo and Joseph Trombetta, and a sister, Ann Cosgrove. Ada met her husband while working as a secretary in Washington DC. They married on May 4, 1953. Ada's greatest joy in life was her family. She will always be remembered for her love of family and friends. Her sense of humor, kindness, and her ability to nurture relationships, were with her to the very end. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church, Christian Mothers, Four Seasons, Mingo Junction Senior Center and Italian Sons and Daughters of America. She is survived by her husband, Domenick J.Tonacchio, Sr.; son, Domenick L. Tonacchio (Muriel); daughters, Mary Frances Flora (Dan) and Monica Tonacchio, (Robert Murphy) all of Weirton; a brother, Alexander Trombetta of Springfield, MO; 7 grandchildren, Amber Tonacchio, Erin Slanchik (Bryan), Alexis Mahoney (Joseph), Emily Tonacchio (Kevin Barletta), Nicole Corwell (Christopher), Frank Flora (Maria Gianni) and Domenick Murphy; two great granddaughters, Victoria and Vivianna Corwell; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 4-8 PM Friday at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Saturday at St. Joseph the Worker Church 229 California Avenue Weirton, WV. Reverend Father Dennis Schuelkens, Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

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  1. To all of you guys, I loved her like family. She was kind and so loving. When you came to her to talk she gave you her full attention and she listened not only with her mind but with her heart. She made you feel important and special. When you came to her home she welcomed you with open arms. My heart is sad not for her but for us. A woman of great faith is now welcomed with open arms into her true home by our dear and loving Lord, Jesus. Rest in the peace that only He can give. Love, Barb

  2. Tonacchio Family: I am so so sorry for this news. What a wonderful woman. Man! this breaks my heart and how many times, Mary, did I say “My mom want to come visit.” The memories are way toooo many but are all so great. What a great loss…I will miss running into her around town & will keep you all in my prayers.

  3. Mary, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I remember your mom from 40 or so years ago. God was ready to give her wings. Hold all the memories and love in your heart and she will always be with you. God Bless, Marilyn Shedlock Robinson

  4. Mary and family, I am truly saddened to hear about your Mom’s passing. I didn’t know her, but from knowing and working with you so many years, she truly left a wonderful legacy, because Mary you have a wonderful heart and sparkle that I’m sure came from your Mom! Meeting your Brother and sister briefly, I can see her effect on them too! You have a wonderful family! Take care of each other, and your dear Dad too. My love thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

  5. Dom & Family I am deeply saddened by the passing of Ada. My family always thought of Ada as a very special person. We will miss her forever.

  6. We will always remember Ada’s happiness whenever we saw her. How lucky all of you have such wonderful memories of her. Love, Bill and Sandy D’Alesio

  7. Dom, Muriel and family, We are saddened to hear of the passing of Dom’s mom. We never had the pleasure of meeting your mom Dom but knowing how you are we are sure she was a fun loving wonderful person as is reflected in you and your family. Prayers for all of you at this difficult time and may your many memories give you comfort and strength.

  8. I am so sorry for your loss. Her lobster bisque was everyone’s favorite on Christmas Eve. Thoughts and prayers with your all.

  9. Dom & Muriel, we are so saddened to hear of the loss of Dom’s mother. Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers. Also relish at the thought of her being in a place that we yearn to be, after our lives here on earth. Gary & Carole Sagun

  10. Dom, Muriel, Amber, Erin, Alexis,and Emily, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in your loss. May her memories give you peace at this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to your family.

  11. Dom & family. I just happened to look at the Greco website this evening and saw your Mom’s obit. I remember her so well, from St. Joe’s & scouting (like 50 years ago). Such a wonderful, caring lady. Prayers to your whole family. Danny Horvath

  12. Dom & family Sorry to hear of Ada’s passing. She is certainly with God and is peacefully resting. We are praying for each of you and your families. Ada was a special person!

  13. Dom, I’m so sorry to hear of your mothers passing.My sympathy to your entire family. One thing I’m sure of , like our family, you will always have tons of great happy memories to look back on. God bless you all !

  14. Sincere condolences and sympathy from the Greco family here in Florida. Ada will be sadly missed, especially by our mother, Anna Greco, who always looked forward to spending time with Dom and Ada on their Florida visits. Sending healing prayers to the Tonnacchio family.

  15. Dom,So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. A mother is a treasure you hold in your heart forever. May the angels welcome her and present her to God most high. Eternal rest Ada and sleep in the perpetual light of heaven.

  16. Tonacchio family, So sorry to hear of your moms passing. I think of my mom and what lifelong friends they were. All the good times with your family as kids are fond happy memories. Have thoughts of her resting peacefully and happily with God, family and friends

  17. Dom, sorry to here about your mom passing. My sister Rose Marie and you mom were very good friends. We are in Florida for the winter. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sam Lamatrice

  18. Dear Tonacchio family, Sending most sincere sympathy on Ada’s passing. Remembering many laughs and cherished visits with all of you. Sincerely, Nicky Castillenti Walsh

  19. Dom, you and your family have my deepest sympathies. I pray that God gives you comfort in this most sorrowful time.

  20. Dom, you and your family have my deepest sympathies. I pray that God gives you comfort in this most sorrowful time. Love, Josephine Gulino

  21. Just heard of Ada’s passing my condolences for the family God Bless and be with you during this painful time

  22. Dominic and family, So sorry to hear about your mothers passing. You are in my prayers and thoughts. Please look to God for comfort that only he can give at this time.

  23. Dom and family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Time will pass but hold on to those great memories. Miss you all.

  24. So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. We had so many great families in our neighborhood growing up. Your memories of your Mom will always be there in your heart. May God hold all of you close during this trying time. May she Rest In Peace.

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