Alma E. Blake, 87, of Weirton passed away Sunday, January10, 2010, at the Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. Alma was born on July 20, 1922, a daughter of the late Carl and Thelma Craft Wright. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dallas E. Blake on June 9, 1997. Alma was a member of the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene, where she played piano and taught Sunday School for many years. Alma is survived by her son, Gary Blake of Newell, WV; her daughter, Jackie (Jim) Brandolino of Weirton, WV; two sisters, Marge Melott of Weirton, and Betty Reed of Colliers, WV; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday, at the Greco - Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV Additional visitation will be 10 AM until time of funeral services at 11 AM Wednesday, at the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene 475 Colliers Way Weirton, WV. Minister Larry Barkley will preside. Interment will follow at New Cumberland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene 475 Colliers Way Weirton, WV 26062 Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF YOUR MOTHER/MOTHER-IN-LAW. BLESS YOUR HEART…YOUR LOSS IS HEAVEN’S GAIN. JACKIE, I HAVE BEEN WHERE YOU ARE.MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN THE PRECIOUS MEMORIES, AND WONDERFUL LEGACY YOUR MOTHER GAVE YOU.. AGAPE LOVE, REBECCA PHILLIPS

  2. Jackie, Marge and Betty, So sorry to learn of Alma’s passing. Just reading the obituary brings back so many memories of growing up at the Church. We all will miss Alma but we can rest assured she is in a much better place now. Suzette

  3. So sorry to hear of Alma’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Diane, Sherry & Kathy Vinck

  4. Jim and Jackie, So sorry for your loss. May the happy memories bring you peace and comfort. Deepest sympathy~Melanie

  5. Jackie and Jim: So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother and mother-in-law. One of the most difficult things in life is to say farewell to those we love. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. She was a sweet lady.

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