andrew evano
Andrew Evano, 88, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH. Born November 22, 1928, in Weirton, WV, he was a son of the late Michael and Anna Vojnick Evano. He was also preceded in death by his first wife Olga Grishkevich Evano; second wife JoAnn Babaryk Evano; brothers, Michael, George, John and Joe Evano. Sisters, Susan Dunlevy, Anna Revisky, Elizabeth Silveski, Helen Zivkovich, Margaret Mettar, Zane DeVoe , Mary Rusinovich and Joan Tucci. After 36 years of service, Andrew retired from Weirton Steel as a mill wright and was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church. When he wasn’t spending time with his family, Andrew enjoyed golfing, polka dancing and Steeler football. He is survived by his son Larry Evano of Orlando, FL; daughters Janet Wyatt (Mike) of Colliers, WV, Donna Ireland (Tim) and Rebecca Beagle, both of Weirton; stepsons Frank Babaryk of Follansbee, WV, and Gary Babaryk of Wintersville, OH; grandchildren Dawn Homan (Randy), Christopher Sadler, Brian Wyatt, Timothy Wyatt (Melissa) and Robert Wyatt (Nikki) and four great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV where Parastas services will be held Sunday evening at 7:00 PM. Final blessing will be held Monday at 9:30 AM in the funeral home followed by the Funeral Liturgy at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church with Father Vasyl Symyon officiating. Interment will follow at St. Paul cemetery, Weirton Special thanks to Woodland Hills Assisted Living for their great care and compassion over the last two years.

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  1. Our deepest sympathy to Uncle Andy. We will never forget his dancing, story telling and practical jokes. I’ll always remember his love of seafood, especially coming to visit us in Baltimore for steamed crabs. He enjoyed life and loved to have a good time. His love for his family and his interaction with his siblings, especially his sisters will never be forgotten. We’ll truly miss him. Love, nephews Mark Zivkovich, Tony Zivkovich and niece Mary Carolyn Zivkovich.

  2. To the family of Andy Evano, from the family of his Assistant Lead Man Stanley Tuchalski, we are saddened to read of the passing of our father’s good friend and co-worker, even as we are delighted to read that he spent “many and happy years” after retirement enjoying his family and watching his grandchildren grow. Our father had tremendous respect for Andy and valued his leadership on the job and his friendship at all times. They shared a large part of their working lives together in the Mill, and shared many quality times out and about in the community and at family gatherings. I’m sure “Stas” was among those ready to great him when Andy answered God’s call home. May God continue to bless our friend Andy Evano and everyone who loves him!

    Walt Tuchalski
    Gettysburg, PA

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