bertha julian
Bertha Julian, 94, of Weirton, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Brightwood Nursing Home, Follansbee, WV. She was born August 18, 1922 in Follansbee WV, a daughter of the late John and Anna Lupinetti. She was also preceded in death by her husband, of 60 years, Emilio R. "Hambone" Julian in 2009; 2 brothers, and 3 sisters. Mrs. Julian was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. A homemaker, Bertha cherished spending time with her family. She enjoyed cheering on her Pittsburgh Pirates, and going to Mountaineer Racetrack Resort and Casino. Bertha is survived by her two sons, Louis Joseph (Elaine) Julian of Cleona, PA and Robert David "Bobby" (Mary Ruth) Julian of Weirton; daughter Diane (Robert Cates) of Pittsburgh, PA; 3 grandchildren, Amanda Jo and Bobbi Jo Julian and Gina (James) Artman; and 2 great-grandchildren, Dylan and Kelsey Artman. Private visitation and services will be held for her family. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton Share tributes and memories at 304-748-3219.

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  1. Lou and Elaine, So sorry to hear about your mom. Sending love and prayers, Carolyn and Pete Cesta

  2. Bob, Lou, & Families, I was sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. What a wonderful lady. Please accept my sympathies. Jimmy Musulin

  3. Bob, Lou, and Families, My thoughts and prayers on the passing of your mom. I recall with fondness the way her and your dad treated me when we were all young. A really good, loving person. May she rest in God’s light.

  4. Diane, Bob and families: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. It breaks my heart that our parents are ‘at that age’. It’s hard enough when our friends are taken from us …you and your families are in my thoughts and prayers especially at this painful time.

  5. Lou, Diane and Bobby: I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. I fondly remember how kind and sweet Bertha was to all of us who entered your family home. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult and sad time.

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