Earl Wise, 87, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009 at his home. Born February 10, 1922 in Hundred, WV, he was a son of the late Carl and Bertie Power Wise. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Charles and Clarence Wise. With over 47 years of service, Mr. Wise worked in the Tin Mill Department of Weirton Steel. He was a member of the WSX 25-Year Club. Earl is survived by his wife Martha Cain Wise of Weirton, whom he married October 24, 1943; son Ernie M. Wise and his wife Paula of Chester, WV; daughter Rita Wise Sterling of Roseville, CA; brothers Calvin and Winley both of Sistersville, WV; sisters Mary Alley of Hewitt, WV, Ellen Doty of Paden City, WV, Artie Lazure of New Martinsville, WV, Rennie Wells of Ohio and Carrie Frankhouser of New Martinsville, WV; grandchildren Brad and Bryan Sterling and Chad and Ernie Michael Wise, Jr. and great-granddaughter Allison Sterling. Friends will be received Monday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be conducted at 11AM Tuesday. Pastor Thomas Deane of the Colliers United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. To Martha and family, My sincere condolences to all of you. Gary Cain (Wesley & Betty Cain’s son)

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