Daniel Joseph Karpinski, 56, of Weirton, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at his home in Weirton. Born January 14, 1954, in Weirton, WV, Daniel was the son of the late Alexander and Frances Klakos Karpinski. Daniel retired from the former Weirton Steel Corporation after 30 years of service as a rigger and in the sheet mill. Daniel is survived by his namesake daughter, Dani Jo Kazienko and her husband Brian, beloved granddaughter Katarina and step grandson Nate, of Cranberry Township, PA; sister Lori Jenkins and her husband Earle, nephew Chad and niece Ashley, of Miami, FL; brother Todd Karpinski and his wife Debbie, nephew Michael, niece Brittanie and great-niece Amyiah, of New Jersey; uncles, aunts, great-aunts and many cousins. Per his request, so that others may benefit from his life and his death, Daniel's body was donated to the West Virginia University Human Gift Registry for medical research. A memorial service will be held at 10:30AM Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 200 Preston Avenue, Weirton, WV. Immediately following the service, friends and relatives are invited to join his family at a luncheon in the Sacred Heart of Mary Church Hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Madonna High School, Office of Development c/o Mr. Joseph Edmiston, 150 Michael Way, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. Todd and the Karpinski Family Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your brother and loved one, May you find confort in your memories of him, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time..God bless love always,Jody

  2. Dani Jo and family, My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. My husband and I love your dad so very much. He was an amazing man and will be greatly missed. – Bill and Shannon Lucas

  3. Todd and family, Please accept my heartfelt condolences in the loss of your brother Danny. I’ll keep you all in my prayers. Sincerely, Suzy Hawthorne

  4. I was so very sad to see Danny’s picture in the paper and know that it’s the last time I will see him. The Madonna Class of 1971 won’t forget him. You have my sympathy and I pray that the family will be surrounded by the happy memories and love that you shared with him. Peace be with all of you.

  5. Karp was a very smart and interesting guy. He definitely was a “let me live the way I want to live” kind of person….not sure if that was good or bad, but that was Karp. We’ll miss you!

  6. Dani Jo, Brian and I are thinking of you and your family. Your dad, though stubborn and ornery, was a good and kind man. He loved you so very much. You were always , and still are, his pride and joy. He was adored by our entire family and will be sadly missed. Love, Tiffanny

  7. Karp was a life long friend who I loved and enjoyed. He was always honest about his feelings and I could always count on him as a friend. He will be missed so very much. God Bless you Karp.

  8. Family of Danny, We wish to express our deepest sympathy for your loss. Danny is remembered best for his smile and friendliness. We are keeping you in our thoughts & prayers.

  9. To Danny’s Family: Please know of my deep sympathy and heartfelt prayers as you grieve your loss. Sincerley, Stan Tuchalski

  10. Todd & Family, Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your brother/uncle/father. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Dani, So sorry to hear the news about your dad – having gone through this a while back with mine I know you are having some tough moments. You, Brian, Kat, Nate and your family are in our thoughts. I remember your “Dance with Dad” at your wedding. Be well Chip, Lynn, Lauren and Ryan

  12. Lori and Mrs. Karpinski: Our hearts are saddened to hear about the loss of your brother and son, Dan. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers that the Lord will give you peace and heal your broken hearts. Hugs from your classmates Deanna and Donna (True and False Twins)

  13. To the Karpinski Family. Condolences from your grade school alma mater,Sacred Heart of Mary. Danny was a spitfire and kept us laughing and the nuns on guard. He was a fantastic person and to knoe he dedicated his being to medical science is an awesome and generous gesture. Sincerely, Rita R. Ruszkowski ’68

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