casimira t. gill
Surrounded by her family, Casimira T. "Katy" Gill, 91, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at her home. Born March 4, 1923 in Steubenville, OH, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Fabrycka Mieczkowski. She was also preceded in death by her husband Chester J. Gill on September 8, 1989, brothers Ted, Stanley and Walter Mieczkowski and sisters Helen Zychal and Theresa Yanch. A loving homemaker, mother and grandmother, Katy was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Church and the Christian Mothers. When she wasn't planting or weeding in her gardens, she truly enjoyed planning and hosting the yearly Gill parties. Katy is survived by her sons Anthony (Sharon) Gill of Weirton, Joseph Gill of Littleton, MA and Stephen (Dee) Gill of Weirton; daughters Barbara (Paul) Testa of Cumberland, RI, Marie (Bud) Skedel of Broadview Heights, OH and Kathleen Gill (Mark Sprague) of Lexington, MA; sister Jane Lasson of Steubenville, OH; grandchildren Peter and Beth Testa, Randy and Dan Skedel, Michelle Whipple, Jason and Eric Gill and P.J. and Brian Dalbo; 9 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews that will miss her terribly. Visitation will be held Friday 4-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12pm Saturday at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Anthony G. Thurston officiating. Private interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Post Office Box 2247, Weirton, WV 26062 or Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

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  1. Thank you for all that you’ve been to me while you were my mother-in-law and all the years afterward. Your letters and cards, support and love throughout the years have meant so much to me. You said that I’d always be your daughter-in-law and I felt it in my heart. My condolences to everyone. Much love to all of you.

  2. Kate, I am very sorry for your loss. I hope that you can find peace and comfort in memories of your mother. –Opie

  3. Kathleen,

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You have my deepest heartfelt sympathy. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    Kathy (Barnabei) Ballato

  4. I was sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was always very kind to me and treated me as one of the family when I played at your house when we were growing up. (A picture of Joe and me from around 1983 is attached. Stumbled across it recently. Reminded me of visiting your house and all the good times we had — sled riding down the big hill, your father’s woodworking workshop, etc. So many good memories.)

  5. Kathleen; I was saddened to learn of your Mother’s passing. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Gary Lewis and Family

  6. Kathy, I am so sorry about the loss of your mother. You and your family are in my prayers.

  7. Kathleen and Family, Thoughts and prayers on the loss of your mom. May God grant her eternal rest, and your family peace and happiness in her memory.

    Jim Paul

    Greensburg, PA

  8. Steve, I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear mother. She was a beautiful person inside and out. I’m so glad that she was a part of my life as well. We use to sit in the kitchen talking for hours on end. I so enjoyed those long talks. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family.

  9. Kathy,

    My sympathy at the passig of your mom. Today She has been lifted up on eagles wings and she sits in the palm of His hands sharing all the good she has done for many. She is a great lady. She has been lited up on eagles wings

  10. Kathleen,Anthony,Marie,Barbara,Joe and Steve, Thank you so much for letting me be part of your mommies care, My Aunt Katy. It was an honor to be with all of you. I hope that your time together,although difficult, will bring you closer to each other. I love you all and will pray for you during this very sad time. LOVE Nancy

  11. Dear Joe, please accept my deepest sympathy at the loss of your mom. May God’s grace give you comfort.

  12. Dear Kathleen and entire Gill Family,

    So very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom.

    May God bless you all always… Love Mary Kaye Charnie Druliner

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