Dorothy Mae Sejda, 87, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH. Born August 31, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Bert and Emma Gastgeb Flowers. She was also preceded in death by her husband Joseph C. Sejda in 1989, brothers Joseph "Elmer" Flowers and John Flowers and sisters Susan Brecht and Clarice Macklin. Mrs. Sejda was a homemaker, a member of Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, AARP, Three Score Seniors and Elks Lodge 1801. Dorothy is survived by her son Joseph Sejda and his wife Jackie of Florida; daughters JoAnn Johns and her husband Dr. William Johns of Mingo Junction, OH and Arlene Peters and her husband Robert, Jr. of Weirton; five grandchildren Michael Peters, Rob Peters, Sheri Pontell, Keith Sejda and Brett Johns and 8 great-grandchildren.. Friends will be received 1-4 and 6-8PM Thursday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062 where funeral services will be held 11AM Friday. The Reverend William C. Stout will preside. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

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  1. Joe, Jackie & Family: Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I think the longer we have them, the more we miss them. Thought and prayers to you and your families.

  2. To the Sejda Family, I am so sorry to read of your mom’s passing. Your Mom and Dad were one of my favorites, when I was the ER at the Weirton Elks. She was a beautiful lady that will surely be missed by many. My deepest sympathies and prayers are with you at this sad time.

  3. Joe and Family, you have Pauline’s and My deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. She was always a sweet person to talk to. Had a lot of laughs in her kitchen. She would always let us know how you and Jackie and kids were doing. God Bless you all and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Always your friend.

  4. “R” and family: I am so sorry for your loss.I didn’t know your mother, but from what I hear everyone loved her and she will be sadly missed by all.My condolences to you and your family with all my love ..

  5. Our prayers and deepest sympathy to Jo Ann, Arlene and Joe and families. She will be missed by all. Love, Kitty & Stan

  6. My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to my cousins and all their families in this sad time. Aunt Dorothy was quite a thoughtful and caring lady. We will all miss her tremendously. God bless you all. Love, Keith and Linda(Flowers)Voelker

  7. We are keeping your family in our prayers. We understand how your heart is breaking and know God will give you comfort. Love & Prayers.

  8. JoAnn, Arlene & Joe: My deepest sympathy to you. I’ll always remember your mom waving to me across the street. We have great memories of our parents. Take care and God Bless. Karen Cuprik Hardey

  9. Dear JoAnn and Bill, Gabe and I send our sympathy to you and your family. We have fond memories of your mother and will always remember that it was she who “introduced” us to you even though you were 2400 miles away! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Diane

  10. Dear Joe and family, Our deepest sympathy and prayers for comfort and peace. Sincerely, Millard and Valerie Evans Minor

  11. Dear Sejda Family, We are so sorry to see that your Mom had passed. We were always greeted with a warm smile when we saw her out in her yard. May God keep you warm with His love until you meet again. Patti & Dale Visyak

  12. Dear Joe & Jackie & family, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing and so sorry we missed her viewing. We would have loved to have seen you and your family. Please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers as you grieve your Mom. With love & friendship always, Mike & Janice Memory Eternal

  13. Joe & Jackie, JoAnn & Bill, so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your families. Jim

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