blanche konnovitch
Blanche R. Konnovitch, 88, of Weirton, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at her home. She was born June 20, 1926 in England, a daughter of the late George and Victoria Riches Plum. She was also preceded in death by her husband William Konnovitch, brothers George and Ken Plum and sister Violet Bennett. Mrs. Konnovitch was a homemaker and a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Blanche is survived by her sons Michael (Dorothy) Konnovitch of New Cumberland, William Konnovitch, Jr. and Jeffrey (Karen) Konnovitch all of Weirton; daughters Patty (Darald) Channing of Weirton, Susan (John) Armstrong of St. Mary's, Margie (Pete) Bolock of Weirton and Kathy (Gary) Swiger of Weirton; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday 4-8 pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Monday from 10 am until the 11 am funeral service at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Interment will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Weirton.

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  1. To the family of Blanche Konnovitch, you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. My fondest memory, of many memories of Blanche, were the many many Sundays after church at Bubba and Dede’s house. Again, Mike, Patty, Susan, Billy, Margie, Jeff and Kathy you have my prayers and deepest sympathy.

    Cousin Nick

  2. Blanche was a wonderful woman, I was blessed to know her for over 50 years! In all those years I never heard her say anything bad about anyone, she will be greatly missed by all!

  3. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. You have our sincere sympathy and may your wonderful memories help ease you pain. With sincere sympathy, Pat & Vicki Forte.

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