beatrice lisheski
Beatrice Sophia Lisheski, 90, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 in the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. Born February 18, 1922, in Burgettstown, PA, she was a daughter of the late John and Sophia Strzondala Popeck. She was also preceded in death by her husband Anthony J. Lisheski on February 9, 2003, whom she married May 14, 1939; son Anthony J. Lisheski in 1990; brothers Emil, Rudolph, Frank and Charles and sisters Julia, Mary, Anna, Christina and Agnes. Mrs. Lisheski was a homemaker, who had enormous pride in her home. She was an excellent seamstress and will always be remembered for her love and devotion to her family. In her early years, she and her husband managed the Pleasant Valley Country Club for one year. Mrs. Lisheski is survived by her son David A. Lisheski and his wife Donna of Las Vegas, NV; daughter Sandra E. Gajtka and her husband Ray of Weirton; 12 grandchildren Matthew (Jillian), and Mark Gajtka, Marjorie Baker, Elizabeth (Robert) Rodgers, Robert (Rhonda), Dennis (Janie) and Steven (Linda) DeFoor Marc, Tracey, Kristina, Gregory and Jeffrey Lisheski 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson . Visitation will be held Sunday 5-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where additional visitation will be held 11AM until time of funeral services at 1PM Monday. Minister Robert Ginier will preside. Interment will follow in Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

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  1. Our prayers are with Aunt Sandi and Daddy Lisheski for peace knowing grandma is at rest now. We are thinking of you all and love you very much. God bless,, Elizabeth, Robert, Mikael and Lukas

  2. we loved aunt Bea with all our hearts and will miss talking to her long times on the phone. but we know we will see her again, and that makes our hearts feeling well.

  3. Dear Sandi and family, Grant and I were sorry to learn of your mom’s death and pray for your strength and peace in days ahead. Blessings, (Mary Susan Kearns, Weir High Class of ’64)

  4. We all will feel the loss of Grandma Bea. We miss her already just knowing she’s not here anymore. The hope and joy of knowing we will see her again will sustain us. Love you all Marj, John, David, Brian, Tara and Matthew

  5. Sandi, Ray and families, You have our deepest sympathies. May the warm, loving memories of your mom help you through this difficult time of loss. You are all in our prayers.

  6. Dear Sandy, Ray, and family I just learned of your Mothers passing. Please accept my sincere condolences at her passing. May God bless you all with the wonderful memories you all have of her as you travel the grief path of missing her. Take care Sandy, Hugs to you Dear, Darlene

  7. Mrs. Gajtka and Family, We are truly sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Dear Gajtka Family, Please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences on the loss of Beatrice. All of us who grew up around Aunt Bea loved her very much. I have the most fond memories of staying over and spending time with her as a young person. Who can forget the sled rides and hot cocoa afterwards? And then there was Puff. She loved Puff and took excellent care of him! Aunt Bea had such a wonderful sense of humor. Please remember all the loving, warm times you had together. It will be a pleasure to see Aunt Bea in the resurrection. Healthy, full of love and joy. What a glorious time that will be, and what a beautiful Bible based hope for all those who fall asleep in death. Once again, my deepest feelings of sympathy and sorrow for your loss. Warmest Regards to all of you, Laura Baker

  9. Hello Sandi, Ray and Family, Sending my sympathy to you and yours and with each new day, may peace find a place your hearts. Your Friend Toni Elaine

  10. Condolences and best wishes. Bea was a friend to my Mother and as a child I received many kindnesses from her. I know she will be missed.

  11. Sandi: I’m so sorry! I’ve been terribly busy lately and just read the obituaries. I’m so very sorry for the loss of your mom. You and your family are in my prayers; I wish I could do something to help the pain go away. May God Bless

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