Alex "Losh" Ponamar, 84, of Weirton, WV, died September 26, 2014 at the Weirton Medical Center. Born on August 22, 1930 in Weirton, WV, Alex was a son of the late Ermoly and Sofia Donda Ponamar. He was also preceded in death by his three brothers, Olympia, Steve and Philix Ponamar; and his two sisters, Mary Bubla and Helen O Brien. Losh retired from Weirton Steel, where he worked as a Rigger. He was a member of the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club and the Moose Lodge 688. He attended Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Erma Elliott Ponamar; his son, Gregory Ponamar ; and his daughter, Gwendolyn Ponamar all of Weirton, WV; and his grandson, Nicholas John Ponamar. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 AM. Rev. Theodore Shomsky will preside. Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 South High Street, Morgantown, WV 26501.

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