gerald means
Gerald Means, 61, of Morgantown, WV, former long time resident of Weirton, WV died Thursday February 3, 2005, at the Morgan Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Morgantown, WV. He was born on August 15, 1943, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Howard S. and Genevra (Spray) Means. Gerald was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara S. (Bolock) Means, on May 17, 2000. Gerald retired from the Sales Department of Weirton Steel Corporation. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany, during the Vietnam era. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors include his two sisters, Donna Getsinger and her husband Karl of Minnetonka, Minnesota, and Carol Henry and her husband Mike of Morgantown, WV; many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday 7-9 PM, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV. Additional visitation will be 10 AM until time of service at 11 AM Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church 3432 West Street, Weirton. Rev. Nathan T. Gragg will preside. Interment will follow at the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Cemetery, Weirton Memorial contributions may be made to the West Virginia University Foundation Core Arboretum Endowment. Share tributes with his family at

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  1. Dear Carol and family, I want to express my condolences on your loss.I Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace at this time. Jeanie

  2. Donna and Carol and families, Sorry to hear of your loss. Jerry was a great neighbor and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincerely, Jerry Hamill

  3. Gerry was a very special person who will be deeply missed. He was a companion, a poker partner and a very dear friend. Rest now and find peace.

  4. Dear Carol & Family: I was scanning the internet and saw that Jerry had passed away. Jim and I send your family our prayers. He is now at peace. God Bless Leanne

  5. Carol, As you gather with family and friends – especially Mike, Travis, Matt and Donna – celebrate the fond memories you share from your years with Jerry. He was a special part of all of your lives, and I know you’ll miss him. With sincere sympathy, Connie

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