eugene labutis
Eugene A. Labutis, 84, of Weirton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Born on April 11, 1932 in Cecil, PA, Eugene was the son of the late Anthony and Jennie Mateusiak Labutis. He was also preceded in death by his son, David Labutis and daughter, Annette Beagle. With 37 years of service, Eugene retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an operator on the Tin Mill cutting lines. A very talented man, Eugene built his own home, along with many other homes in the community. In his free time he enjoyed working in his garage, and will always be remembered for his ability to pull a practical joke. He served his country with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Paul Church, where he was an usher, a fish fry volunteer, a member of the Holy Name and Christ Renews His Parish. He was a member of the VFW 2716 and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. Eugene is survived by his wife Donna J. Miller Labutis of Weirton; his daughters Katrina Labutis Williams (Thomas) of Weirton and Renee Labutis Traynor (Randy) of Tallahasee, FL; son-in-law Randy Beagle of Weirton and grandchildren Joshua Williams, Brittney Widel, and Austin Traynor. Visitation will be 1-3 & 6-8 PM Sunday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Monday at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Entombment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Honor Guard, and the United States Army. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Church, 140 Walnut Street, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. Donna, Katrina, and Renee, in remembrance of Gene\’s smile and stories my deepest sympathy. A man of kind words always when he saw me. Knowing that Cris and I served drinks at their wedding , and then seeing and getting to knowing him in later years was a pleasure. Peace and Love to your families and God Bless, he is now at rest.

  2. Trina and Tommy, So sorry to hear this news. Know that you all and your family will be in our prayers tonight. God Bless _ Kent & Kelly Muscaro

  3. Trina and Family, Our condolences to you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Bill and Paulette Galiotos

  4. We enjoyed many exciting Mountaineer footballs games with Mr. Labutis over the years. He was a great friend to my parents. Still have the wooden ‘WVU girl on a swing” hanging in a tree at my house that he made for us. Such fond memories. Prayers for him, and our sincere condolences to the family. Rest in peace.

  5. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Eugene A. Labutis, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Eugene A. Labutis, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  6. Renee and Brittney, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how great of a man he was to have a daughter and granddaughter as incredible as you two. Hugs to both of you, and please know that you and the rest of your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Renee and Brit, I am so sorry to hear of your dad/grandfathers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you both and your family as you go through this difficult time. When I reflect back on the first time I met him I can see that huge smile that made you just want to hug him. Thinking of you ????

  8. Renee, the video tribute you did about your dad is great. He would have been very pleased with it. My deepest condolences to you and your family. ??

  9. Renee, So sorry for the passing of your father. Thus tribute to him is just beautiful ! Praying for all if you my friend.

  10. So saddened to hear of your dear husband’s, father’s, grandfather’s passing. He always had a smile on his face and was always making me laugh. I still have the one dollar bill he folded into a bow tie and gave to me. Whenever anyone asked about it, I would tell them about him, He will live on in our minds and hearts for the good and honorable, loving man he was to many, many of us. Remember, this is not the end, but his glorious beginning with our Lord.

  11. Love and prayers to all your family Renee and Brittney. So sorry he went through a rough time for so long. He is now at peace in the arms of our Lord and Savior. Keep the good memories in your heart forever.

  12. Trina & family, we are so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He brought a smile to the face of everyone he met. He fought the good fight. We are praying for his soul and for your family. We are all blessed to have known Gene.

  13. Trina and family, I am so sorry to hear about of your father’s passing. He was a great man who would always make me smile. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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