Loving husband and father, George G. Raveaux, 81, of Weirton, who had never met a stranger, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009 in the Weirton Geriatric Center. Born October 14, 1928 in Weirton, he was the son of the late George and Catherine Nusser Raveaux. He was also preceded in death by his sister Gertrude Costello and son-in-law Gary Shultz. With 38 years of service, Mr. Raveaux retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an Engineer in the Transportation Department. A member of the Weir High Class of 1946, he was a member of the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church and WSX 25-Year Club. He served as Past Exalted Ruler and Secretary of the Elks Lodge 1801. George was a former coach for the Weirton Termite baseball league. He enjoyed gardening and riding his motorcycle. While not making his homemade wine, Mr. Raveaux also enjoyed cooking and baking. George is survived by his wife Dorothy Robb Raveaux; son Bradley Raveaux and his wife Judy all of Weirton; daughters Cathie Shultz of Bergholz, OH, Cindee Salopek and her fiance, Gene Guglielmo of Weirton and Trudy Scarr and her husband Stuart of Skaneateles, NY; 8 grandchildren April Harbert, Mark Konchar, Shauna Musulin, David and Jeff Raveaux, Rachael and Tanner Scarr and Michael Shultz and 5 great grandchildren. Friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where a Weirton Elks Memorial Service will be held at 7 PM. Funeral Services will be celebrated 11AM Saturday in the funeral home with Reverend William Stout presiding. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, 121 Ivy Street, Weirton, WV 26062. George's family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of the Weirton Geriatric Center for their care and support shown to the Raveaux family. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Dear Cindee & Raveaux Family, What great memories of George there are!! Heaven has a great man up there with them. Our hearts go out to you all, May God bless you and hold you tight.

  2. I am so sorry for your lose.. George was a great bother-in-law and was good to his family and any one who knew him. Your in my prayers I love you all Martha.

  3. Aunt Dorothy & kids I am so sorry for the lose of your Dad. I hope your heart can heal and find peace in knowing that your Dad is in better place and that you will see him again one day. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all

  4. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I aways enjoyed the times when Dorothy you and George would visit. He was always so fun to be around. I know you will miss him but he will always be with you in your heart. we love you God Bless. Phil, Amy & Corey

  5. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I aways enjoyed the times when Dorothy you and George would visit. He was always so fun to be around. I know you will miss him but he will always be with you in your heart. we love you God Bless. Phil, Amy & Corey

  6. Dorothy, Cathie, Cindee, Brad, Trudy and families, I’m so sorry to hear of George’s passing. I’ve always had fond memories of growing up on N 15th St. and George has always been a part of those memories. You’re in my thoughts and prayers

  7. To the Raveaux families: I’m so sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. May God’s peace be your peace at this difficult time.

  8. Dorothy, You have our deepest sympathy on the passing of George. We have wonderful memories of the times that we spent with the 2 of you at the Elks. Know that George is now at peace. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry that we can’t be there as we now live in Virginia Beach.

  9. Dorothy and Family, I’m so sorry to read about George’s passing. We had many good times together at all the Elks Conventions. God only calls home the ones that he loves and I know that he was very well loved by many. My sincerest condolences. You are all in my prayers.

  10. Dear Judy,Brad and Family, So sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  11. Dear Judy,Brad and Family, So sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  12. Dorothy and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless, Virginia Zagan, Minnie Bogdan, Bill and Paulette Galiotos

  13. Dear Dottie and family, We were so very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband and Father. We will miss seeing him at the Geriatric Center. You were a wonderful support system for George. God bless each of you.. Love, Sheila and Kenny

  14. Dorothy, Cindee and family, We are so sad hearing of George’s passing. We will always remember what a wonderful friend he was, and the many great times we had together. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jim and Nancy Shirer

  15. Shauna and family, I am so sorry about your grandfather. I just found out that he had passed away. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you and your family. Just remember to hold on to all of the wonderful memories. Love, Mary Kay

  16. Dorothy: Our prayers are with you and your family.George was a wonderful and fun person and made living on 15st one of my most Beautiful memories. You were both there when my mother was ill and I will never forget that. Mark, Janeen, Noah , Evan Capriotti

  17. Dorothy, Brad and the girls. We were so sorry to hear about George. This is what sucks about living out of town, we didn’t know until today. George was like one of us,you know, one of the kids. He would be the pitcher for both teams or the steady quarterback for one of our street football games.And who could forget all those different whistles.One for each of yinz guys.Just know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, and now you can start remebering the good times with George.

  18. Trudy,Dorothy,Cindee,Brad,Cathie , My parents let me know of George’s passing.I wanted you all to know that I share in your loss and hope that you find comfort in each other and all the loving memories that George left with you.Although many years have passed the news took me back a bit , I have many fond memories,all of them ending in a laugh or a smile.What a great man , what a great spirit.I feel lucky to have shared a part of my life with him and his beautiful family… God Bless , Paul Anile

  19. Dear Cathie, Cindee and Judy, Mrs. Raveaux and extended family members, I am sorry for the loss of your father, husband, and beloved family member. Please know that I will keep your entire family in my prayers. You all have my deepest sympathy. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.

  20. Dear Raveaux Family, Please accept my most sincere sympathy. Although it has been many years since we have seen one another, the childhood memories we share are a part of who we are today. George will always be a part of that bond. Love, Peace, and Blessings ~

  21. Brad and family: I just happened to run across this obiturary and wanted to extend our sympathy to you. I know it was a long battle. God bless.

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