Charles ''Chas'' Frank Marino, 69, of Weirton, died Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He was born December 4, 1933 in Weirton, a son of the late Joseph and Tina (Marino) Marino. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, James, Billy and Anthony Marino and sister Annie Marino. In 1999, Charles retired from Steel City Distributors where he worked as a sales representative. He was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 3734 and the Weirtonian Lodge No. 183, I.S.D.A. He is survived by five daughters, Debbie Selip and her husband Greg of Copley, OH, Doris Fraser of Okeechobee, FL, Dody Kolanko and her husband Dr. Vince of Morgantown, WV, Donna DeCarolis and her husband Dan of Las Vegas, NV and Maria Beadling and her husband Tim of Greensburg, PA; two brothers, William Joseph Marino of New Cumberland and Nat “Sonny” Marino of Weirton; four sisters, Carolyn Malesky of Steubenville, Darlene Sessi of Paris, PA, Josephine Orenzuk and Rosalie Marino both of Weirton. Charles also has nine grandchildren: Danielle and Vince Selip, Justin and Joshua Fraser, Rachel and Anthony Kolanko, Anna-maria DeCarolis, Nicole and Sarah Beadling. Friends will be received Thursday from 7-9PM and Friday from 2–4 and 7–9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11:00AM Saturday, October 25, at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Father Tony Thurston presiding. Interment will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America, 2 Gateway Center 13 North, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Maria, We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. You and your family are in our prayers. Leonard & Lorraine

  2. BILL, SONNY, AND ROSIE, SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER CHAS AS A TOUGH FOOTBALL PLAYER FOR WEIR. HE WAS LIKE ALL OF YOU AND SO FRIENDLY TO ME. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU SINCERELY JERRY HAMILL

  3. Chas was a good person, always laughing and you never saw him without a smile on his face. So glad he got to see all his friends and enjoyed himself at our class reunion. Chas, God Bless & I know God has welcomed you into his kingdom. To all of Chas family members we express our sorrow in your loss. He was a great guy! Sorry we can not be there in your time of sorrow but our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. The smile was always there and the eyes lit with an amusing blend of mischief and warm friendship. Chas had a sense of humor and an enduring quality of readiness to assist anyone in need. There are those who make their mark in this world with ostentation or flamboyance. But Chas was the epitome of simplicity. This is how we remember our friend and classmate — Weir High 1953.

  5. The smile was always there and the eyes lit with an amusing blend of mischief and warm friendship. Chas had a sense of humor and an enduring quality of readiness to assist anyone in need. There are those who make their mark in this world with ostentation or flamboyance. But Chas was the epitome of simplicity. This is how we remember our friend and classmate — Weir High 1953.

  6. The smile was always there and the eyes lit with an amusing blend of mischief and warm friendship. Chas had a sense of humor and an enduring quality of readiness to assist anyone in need. There are those who make their mark in this world with ostentation or flamboyance. But Chas was the epitome of simplicity. This is how we remember our friend and classmate — Weir High 1953.

  7. To all in the family, we both send our deepest sympathy, and are sorry to hear of your loss. May God grant him Peace. May God also be with all of you in your time of sorrow.

  8. Dear Dody and family, We will miss Chas very much. He touched our lives with his smile, warmth, love and laughter. He was a wonderful person. We will remember him fondly. Our deepest heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. We loved Chas and will miss him. Love, Raelene & Frank Oros

  9. To Donna DeCarolis, Dear Donna, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. He was a very nice man and I remember the “good” times we used to have. I miss you very much since you moved to Vegas. Ihope all is well with your family and again accept my deepest sympathy. If you are ever in Weirton again under more plesant circumstances, please contact me; I would love to see you. Sorry I could not make it to the funeral home. Take care of yourself.

  10. Dear Donna and Family, You have my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. Chas was always kidding with me and PT. May God help you in your healing process. Love, Joyce

  11. Sending my deepest sympathy to everyone back home. My thoughts and prayers are with all of my family during this sad occasion. I am sorry I cannot be there. Take care and God Bless!! Love, Melissa (Cooch’s grandaugter)

  12. Pia, Deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your father. Our prayers are with you. NGW

  13. Dearest Darlene, We were so sorry to hear the news. It’s been quite a few years that we have seen all of you, but in spite of the departure in miles, our thoughts will always be of our friends back home. Love all of you, Frank and Ann Greco

  14. Debbie and Greg, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time Fiona and Annamalai

  15. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I remember him from our youth as a very kind and gentle man. It is nice to see that he was blessed with so many grandchildren. I will pray that his soul gets to heaven very soon. Love to all, Pam

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