George Robert Kost, 70, of Weirton passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. Born in Aliquippa, PA on June 28, 1943 he was a son of the late George F. and Ann Kandra Kost. George was also preceded in death by his wife Loraine DeCollo Kost and two sisters Patricia Bologna and Cheryl Marie Kost. He was retired from J&L Steel Company in Aliquippa, PA and since 1973 has been the owner/operator of Kost Auto Sales in Weirton. George was a very giving person with a huge heart and was loved by all. He was also a great uncle to his nieces and nephews. George is survived by a daughter Janeen Gismondo (Mario) of Weirton; two brothers Ronald Kost (Lora) of Columbiana, OH and Richard Kost (Linda) of Aliquippa, PA; three grandchildren Hailee Ann Vizyak, Olivia Loraine and Ethan Mario Gismondo and companion Janet Durbin. Visitation will be Thursday from 4pm until the 8pm funeral service at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV with Fr. Manuel Gelido officiating. Inurnment will be held at the convenience of his family. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 S. High St. Morgantown, WV 26501.

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  1. I MET GEORGE 8 YEARS AGO, WE BECAME FRIENDS AS THE YEARS PAST. HE WAS MORE THAN A LANDLORD HE WAS A GOOD MAN AND A FRIEND TO ME AND MY FAMILY. WE WILL ALL MISS HIM.

    JOHN LANCASTER & FAMILY

  2. I met George, as a customer at the bank I worked at, I always enjoyed talking to him ~~ he was a good guy! who I know will be missed by his family & friends, who all have my deepest sympathy. RIP George, Memory Eternal, Janice Petrovich

  3. I am so sorry to learn of George’s passing. I used to wait on him all the time down at AAA when I worked there. He was a sweet man. God bless you all.

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