fred cacace
Fred Joseph Cacace, 86, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2010 in the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. Born July 23, 1923 in Clarksburg, WV, he was a son of the late Vincenzo and Theresa Borgese Cacace. He was also preceded in death by his wife Katherine M. (Gubitti) Cacace on January 22, 2008, brothers Patsy Cacase and Guy Cacace and sister Mary Cacace. With 41 years of service, Fred retired from Weirton Steel where he served as a millwright. He was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, American Legion Post 10, VFW #2716 and the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Cacace is survived by his son Fred V. Cacace and his wife Marietta of Fairfax Station, VA; daughter Valerie Truax and her husband Steven of Weirton; brother Jim Cacace of Columbus, OH; sisters Carmelina Prozzi of Bellevue, PA and Loretta Alfe of West Palm Beach, FL; granddaughter Alyssa Cacace and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11AM Wednesday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. The Reverend Father Larry Dorsch will officiate. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton where Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 140 Walnut Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Dear Valorie& Fred, Our deepest sympathies on the passing of your Father. He was a very good husband,and a good Father and good friend. May God bless you both in your time of sorrow.

  2. Valerie, You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Please look to God for comfort that only he can give. Your memories of your father will only get more precious as time goes by.

  3. Valerie, I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you

  4. Sorry to here about the passing of your father. I took care of him at Acuity and he was such a nice man and a joy to take care of. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Take care and May God Bless You All.

  5. Valerie & Fred. We are sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Love uncle joe gubitti & aunt linda.

  6. Dear Valerie and family, My sincere sympathy for you during this difficult time. May the happy memories of your father help with some of your grief. Ann

  7. Fred and Valerie, so sorry to hear about your father. Worked with Fred in the mill for many many years and even spend time with him after work. My condolences.

  8. Dear Valerie and Fred, I have so many wonderful memories of your Dad and Mom both, growing up across the street from you. They were my ‘other’ parents. Having just lost my husband a month ago, I can’t face coming there to pay my respects, but know that you are in my heart and my prayers. May the Peace of God that passes all understanding fill you both at this difficult time and always.

  9. Valerie, I was so sorry to hear of you father’s passing. You and your family have my deepest sympathies

  10. Fred and Marietta, Your dad was a good man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the Cacace Family. Love, Chris, Donna, Kylie and Colton Kolanko

  11. Valerie, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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