charles locascio
Charles S. Locascio, 94, of Weirton, died Sunday May 23, 2010, in the Weirton Geriatric Center. Born November 3, 1915, in Steubenville, OH, Charles was a son of the late Charles L. and Lucille Cordaro Locascio. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Anne DiLorito Locascio in 2007; a daughter, Mary Charlene Locascio in 1951; a brother, Samuel Locascio, sisters, Grace Basil, Phyllis Venci, Rose Eannerelli and Ann Kasica. Charles retired from the tin mill of Weirton Steel, where he had 42 years of service. He also was a contractor who specialized in cement finishing. Charles served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was very proud of his Italian heritage, being Roman Catholic and a Democrat. He was a member of Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, Saint Paul Holy Name, Knights of Columbus 3734, the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club, and the Three Score Seniors. He loved music, especially the big band sounds of the 1940's. His survivors include his two daughters, Kathleen Culler, and Lucille (Tom) Angelo; his sister, Virginia Price all of Weirton, WV; his grandchildren, Jay (Jenny) Culler of New Philadelphia, OH, Noel (Bruno) DeCaria of Weirton, WV, Megan (Scott) Eafrati of Cannonsburg, PA, Shannon (Travis) Rickards of Louisville, KY; his great grandchildren, Devin and Braden Culler, Anthony Luca DeCaria, Mario Eafrati, Jackson and Cooper Rickards. Friends and relatives will be received 2-7 PM Wednesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where the Knights of Columbus will recite the Rosary at 6:30 PM. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11AM Thursday at the St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. The Reverend Father Larry Dorsch, will preside. Entombment will follow in the St. Paul Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church 140 Walnut Street Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes and memories at

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  1. Dearest Kathy, Lulu, and all the Locascio Family: My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you. I can only hope that now your father and grandfather will once again twirl across a heavenly dance floor with his beloved Annie in his arms. They will surely dazzle the angels to the sounds of “In the Mood” and “Sentimental Journey!” My love and prayers are with you all. Cousin Diane

  2. Dear Kathy and Family, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Dear Kathy & Family: Please accept my heartfelt sympathy and prayers on the passing of your beloved father. May the peace of Christ give you strength in this very difficult time.

  4. Dear Kathy and Lulu and Families, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I have so many memories of family get togethers with “Uncle Chuck and Aunt Annie” at their beautiful home – may they rest in peace, and may you rest assured that we know you cared for them so much and so well for so many years. Mary Jane sends her sympathy and prayers also. Love, Sandy & Randy

  5. Dear Kathy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose a member of the family. May you be comforted in the memories of your father and the love and support of the family and friends that surround you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless you and be with you today and the coming weeks. All My Love, Shari

  6. Our sympathy and prayers are with you at this sad time. Patricia Locascio John Locascio, Jr and family Michael Locascio

  7. Dear Lulu and family, Please accept my condolences. It’s always so difficult when a parent passes away. Sincerely, Helen Varlas Malandrakis

  8. Thinking of you. So sorry for your loss. You’ve been through a lot lately. Be brave. God will give you courage. Billie and Don

  9. Kathy, Lu Lu and families, So sorry to hear of your losing your father. I’ll always remember your father’s smile and how nice he was to us. Prayers for peace coming your way. Love and prayers to all of you. Carol Bundy Black

  10. Kathy and Lulu: I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing and wanted to offer my condolences. I find that I am at a loss for words but with this news I am reminded of when I lost my dad and wanted to share my sadness. My thoughts are with you and your family. God Bless.

  11. Dear Kathy, May your tears of sadness soon turn to smiles when you remember wonderful times shared with your father. God Bless you and your family during this difficult time. We will be praying for you and your family.

  12. Dear Kathy and Lulu, May you be surrounded by wonderful memories and the love of family and friends. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Rick and Deb Witkowski

  13. Kathy, LuLu and all of your family, my deepest sympathy to all of you. “Uncle Chuck and Aunt Annie” left us all with great memories. I will remember them always. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. Dear Kathy and family, We were so sorry to read about your Dad. We are sending our deepest sympathy. Take care. Thinking of you. Rich and Vaughna

  15. Kathy & LuLu & family, We just heard about your dad, we are so sorry for your loss. He was such a nice person & loyal friend to my parents. Many good memories of your family. May God bless and keep you. Love, Peggy (Dresel)& Joe Chek and Marge Dresel, & Jerry & family

  16. Kathy, Lulu and families, Though I could not be with you, you have been in my thoughts and prayers. Uncle Chuck has now joined Aunt Annie.Their spirit will remain in our hearts forever.

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