george  mcabee
George Wesley McAbee, 78, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 in the West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born May 22, 1941 in Weirton, a son of the late George W. and Vivian E. Wetzel McAbee. Until his retirement, George served as a millwright for Weirton Steel Corporation and also owned and operated his own truck, specializing in pavement materials. He was a member of the Victory Life Church in Burgettstown and was a machinist by trade who enjoyed building motors and watching cowboy movies with his family. He is survived by his wife Mary Louise (Cole) McAbee; daughter Wendy (Dave) Kennedy of Weirton; brothers Howard (Barbara) McAbee of Indiana and Dennis (Michelle) McAbee of Weirton; sister Judy Rinikie also of Weirton; granddaughter Darcey (Mike) Stanley and great grandchildren Kayley and Miley Stanley. Friends will be received Sunday 1-3 and 6-8 PM at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where additional visitation will be held Monday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM, followed by funeral services at 11AM at Victory Life Church, 590 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA. Pastor Jason Romine will officiate. Entombment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Share tributes and memories at 304-748-3219.

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  1. Love you Uncle Georgie!!! Will always cherish our memories at the beach looking for crabs at night and sleepovers at your house with Darcey!!! You will be missed! Heaven gained an angel! I’m sure you’re up there making them all laugh! Love you!!!!! -Amy

  2. Mary….We were so hurt when we received the news about George. You are in our prayers…We love you and we will miss George. Love Steve and Reata

  3. So sorry for your loss, didn’t know him, but I’m sure he will be missed. Your cousin Rachel Golden Smith

  4. So very sorry for your loss. I worked with George in the Cold Mill Millwrights, he was always such a nice guy and a good Millwright.

  5. I worked with George at Weirton Steel. He was a good and caring man. My sincere sympathy to the McAbee Family. Mike Kuczynski

  6. miss you so much pap, wish you were still here to see us, everyone misses you also I have many new friends that I wish u could meet and my tumbling flips I’ve learned so many more I wish u could see them, I’ll see you again.- love Miley<3

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