Eugene G. Smarrella, 82, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2006, at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born April 11, 1924, in Steubenville, Ohio, the son of the late Eustachio and Theresa Marino Smarrella. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Tunno Smarrella; brothers, Anthony, Nicholas, John, and Joseph Smarrella; his sister, Mary Dillon. Eugene retired from National Steel, where he was head of the Production and Planning Department. Eugene served his country during WWII, in the US Navy. He was a member of St Paul Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 3734, BPOE #1801, Loyal Order of the Moose 688, VFW 2716, and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. He is survived by his wife Gloria Lonetta Smarrella of Weirton; two sons, Eugene R Smarrella and Thomas and Cindy Smarrella all of Weirton; three step sons, Daniel, Thomas and James Simmons; step daughter, Rebecca Foster; brother, Steve Smarrella of Mingo, OH; 25 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Tuesday, at St Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weirton, WV. Entombment will follow at St Paul Cemetery Mausoleum. Share tributes and memories with his family at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Our heart has been with you this last couple of days — even though we are across the state. So very sorry about Uncle Eugene. Love you, Mark and Rea

  2. EUGENE AND TOM AND FAMILIES,SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. I ENJOYED REFEREEING BASKETBALL WITH HIM AND HE WAS ONE OF THE BEST .MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU. SINCERELY, JERRY HAMILL

  3. Caring thoughts are with you all. May you know that our thougths and prayers are with you. Love, Seth, Jennifer and Matthew Busse

  4. We are just so sorry about Uncle Eugene. We know you are dealing with a lot, just know we are here to help in any way. We love you!

  5. Gloria, We are so sorry to hear. We are even sorrier that we can not be there for you. We love you and are thinking of you all the time. Love always – Kellie James & Billy

  6. Dear Eugene & Tom, You have my deepest sympathy. Something like this really hurts and only time and prayer will help take away the sorrow. My prayers are with you and your family.Take care. Sandy Reardon

  7. Tom and Cindy , My thoughts are with you both. I’ll keep you both in my prayers. Love Brenda Pulice

  8. Tom and Eugene and Family, I’m very sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a great man. I’ve many memories growing up and all the times shared. My deepest sympathy.

  9. Gene was a very special person in our lives. We moved into a new community and we were fortunate enough to have Gene and Gloria as our neighbors and friends. Gene was always there to lend a helping hand with any project. He never had a bad word to say about anyone. Gene we will miss you. Rest in peace.

  10. We want to extend our deepest sympathy to Gloria and family. Gene was a wonderful friend and we will miss him deeply.

  11. Our deepest sympathy to Gloria and her family. Gene was a wonderful neighbor, and we will surely miss him.

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