daniel kukich
Daniel George Kukich, 74, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at his residence. He was born June 4, 1937 in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Milan and Helen Kosanovich Kukich. Daniel retired as a buggy driver operator with 30 years of service for the Weirton Steel Company. He was a member of the 25 year club of Weirton Steel, and the Restoration Church. He loved to shoot billiards and to play in pool tournaments. Dan is survived by his wife Mary Ann Boyer of Weirton; daughters, Stephanie Gaillas and husband Mike, Danielle Craig and husband Wayne all of Weirton and Tonya Collett and husband Dave of New Manchester, WV; grandchildren, Justin Gaillas, Christopher and Daniel Craig and one great grandson Noah Craig; brothers, Milan Kukich and wife Diane of Henderson, NV and Rodney Kukich and Wife Billie of Weirton, WV; sister Georgene "Babe" Tenaglio of Colliers, WV. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 am in the funeral home, with the Pastor Gary Lilly officiating. Mrs Kukich and her family would like to thank all the Valley Hospice Staff for their care and support given to Dan. It will always be appreciated. Interment will be at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Hancock County Unit, PO Box 2166, Weirton, WV 26062

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  1. My dear old friends, I’m so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful husband and father. Some of my happiest childhood memories were in your home and with your father. He was a hoot and treated us like one of his own. He will truly be missed but the memories will remain our lifetime! Thanks, Dad for all the fun and happy times! Love and hugs to you all!

  2. Mrs K, Stephanie, Danielle and Tonya! We are so Sorry for your loss! Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all during this very difficult time! God Bless! The Mallicone Family

  3. Mary Ann & Family, I am so sorry to hear of Dannys passing As children we grew up and shared a lot of family time together. Our Mothers were great friends. I remember when you and Danny got together and were married As we grow up and time pass, we keep Those times buried deep with in us. I remember you as being a beautiful lady Just know that you and your family are In my prayers. No one can know just what you’ve lost; No one can understand the cost; But when you feel your energy drain, Please count on family and friend to help ease your pain. Let them help you cope with grief; We hope with time you’ll feel relief. They can’t replace the one who’s gone, But let their concern help you carry on.

  4. Dear Mrs Kukich,Stephanie,Tonya.Danielle and Families, Let your memories carry you through this difficult time. May God Bless you and hold you close..

  5. to the kukich family i am sorry about your loss i remember danny when i was younger. running around cove valley so does debbie mick and lori.

  6. Aunt Mary Ann, Stephanie, Danielle and Tonya, I was deeply saddened to hear of Uncle Danny’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love, Danette

  7. To the Kukich family, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God Bless you all. The Buchanan Family

  8. Aunt Mary Ann, Stephanie, Danielle, and Tonya. I’m so sorry to hear of Uncle Danny’s passing. My thoughts are with you…

  9. Dear MaryAnn and family, I am so sorry for your loss. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted” Ps. 34:18

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