gladys corso
Gladys Corso, 75, a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother of Weirton, passed away, unexpectantly, at her home, on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Born on September 30, 1936, Gladys was a daughter of the late Arthur and Byrle McCombs Roadway. She lived in Weirton, and was a member of the Weir High Class of 1954. After graduation, she was employed at Continental Can in Weirton. On October 22, 1955, Gladys married Frank Sam Corso and together they started a family. They were married for 54 years until his passing away on July 29, 2010. She formerly taught Sunday School at the First United Methodist Church in Weirton for 14 years. She was member of the Three Score Seniors Club, and also enjoyed meeting her high school classmates for lunch every month. Most of her time though was centered around her grandchildren, whom she loved and cherished. She was often found cheering them on, at all of their sporting events. Gladys also enjoyed traveling to Florida and visiting with her son, Tom and his family. Surviving include her son Thomas A. Corso and his wife Cynthia of Ormond Beach, FL; her daughter, Cindy Wypasek and her husband Mark of Weirton; four grandchildren, Jacob, Zakery, Isabella and Francesco; two sisters, Marjorie Lloyd, and Kathryn Kreider. Friends will be received 1-3 and 6-8 PM Sunday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Monday. Pastor Chuck Jerman will preside. Interment will follow in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA Share tributes and memories at

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  1. marge, and family of Gladys, sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. my thoughts and prayers are with you. sincerely, jerry hamill

  2. Cindy, Mark, Jake, Zak – No words can express my true sorrow for all of you at this time. May GOD give you all strength and peace in your hearts now and in the days coming. Our prayers are with all of you… Steffani and Patti

  3. Cindy, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I know how devastating this is for you. I wish I could be with you in person, but know I am with you in prayer. I can’t wait to hug you. My Deepest Sympathy. Love Sharon

  4. Cindy, Mark, Jake, Zack.. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys. Love you all!

  5. Dear Corso and Wypsek Families, Our deepest sympathy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless Bill and Paulette

  6. Dear Tom,Cindy,Jacob,and Zak, I can’t tell you how sorry I am for your loss. I was so shocked when I read this. I am very sad for all of you. No words can ever express my sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I guess your mom(grandmother) missed your dad(grandfather) so much, they wanted to reunite again in the kingdom of heaven. God Bless all of you!! Love Sherri(LaRosa)Grieco

  7. Cindy, Mark and boys…I am so very sorry to hear about your mom…My thoughts and prayers are with you…God Bless….Luv You…Lisa

  8. Dear Cindy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope that some of your family memories can give you comfort in the days ahead. Sincerely, Eileen

  9. Dear Tom and family, I am so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. May God comfort you in this time of grief.

  10. Cindy, Mark & family: we are sorry to hear about your mom’s passing; we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. To Tom and Family, I send my warmest and sincere sympathy for the loss of your mother. I have known your family most of my life and will miss your mom and dad greatly. I remember our times in Boy Scouts and your father being my insurance rep. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow.

  12. I want to send my sympathy to you all as you try to deal with the loss of such an amazing woman as your mother. I loved her dearly and she was such an important person to Jess and I. She will always be fondly remembered and all the memories treasured. God Bless you all as you deal with this loss. Love…. Janey!

  13. Tom and Cindy I am so sorry to hear the news. I know how much your mom cared for people and Tom I will always remember how she would worry about us when we were heading out for the night! With good reason of course! God bless you keep you.

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