emily horvat

Emily C. Horvat of Weirton passed away at the Weirton Geriatric Center on Thursday, April 27, 2023. She was ninety-four years old.

She was born in Steubenville, OH., one of four children to Amedio and Christina Carmelengo Mininni.

A Roman Catholic by faith, and a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Emily was a journalist for the Weirton Daily Times for over thirty-three years.

In addition to her parents, Emily was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Horvat who passed away on May 26, 2010, her son Michael James Horvat, her brother Nick Mininni, and sisters, Phyllis Della, and Stella Firman.

Remembering her with love and admiration are her daughter Michele (Dennis) McAbee of Weirton and son, David Horvat of Port Charlotte, FL.

Respecting Emily’s wish, her request for cremation has been honored.

There are no services planned at this time.

Her inurnment will take place at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens at the convenience of her family.

Emily is in the care of the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

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  1. My deepest sympathy on the loss if your Beloved Mother Emily. What a sweetheart my late husband Gary and I met Emily and Mike at the Weirton Elks. What a sweetheart we had many long talks over the years. Rest in peace my sweet friend

  2. Emily’s presence in my life was extremely influential even now in my day to day journey. I am grateful to all she represented with her unwavering guidance, support and love for me and my family. I am forever blessed for her and Mike with all they shared and bestowed upon me while sharing their family in my darkest days. I recognize the immense loss to her family and uplift them in the spirit for comfort and peace.

  3. Candle Selection 2We are so sorry for your loss. May her memories comfort you and your family at this time of grief. Love & Prayers, Jodi John

  4. Candle Selection 4Our thoughts and prayers are with you. your friends from Carolyns Florist and The Bever Family

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