Herbert E. Lashhorn, 93, of Weirton, WV, passed away on Thursday April 2, 2015, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community. Born on January 31, 1922, in Wheeling, WV, he was a son of the late Herbert A. and Virginia Beecher Lashhorn. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Anita Ann Kryaninko Lashhorn; and his brothers, Robert Samuel, Charles J. and Mark E. Lashhorn. Herb retired, after 41 years, from National Steel, where he worked in the Weirton Steel Strip Steel Department, as a foreman. He served his country as a Master Sergeant with the United States Army during World War II, and the Korean War. He along with his wife, Anita, for over 32 years organized the World War II 556th Anti -Aircraft Battalion Reunion. Herb volunteered many years of service to the American Red Cross. He was a member of Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Weirton, Weirton Steel 25 Year Club, Weirton Lions Club, and the VFW 2716. He is survived by his two sons, Herbert E. Lashhorn, Jr. (Judith) and David Lashhorn (Jody) all of Weirton, WV; a daughter, Sandra J. Yeske (Bob) of Bloomingdale, OH; grandchildren, Veronica, (Nick) Kuhns, Joshua Yeske, Danny and Steven Lashhorn, Christina Brady; and four great grandchildren, Jonathan and Katlynn, Jacob, and Genova. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Friday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV. Additional visitation will be Saturday 10:30AM until time of Funeral Services at 11:30 AM Saturday at the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church, Weirton. Interment will follow at the Saint Nicholas Cemetery, Weirton, with military service conducted. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church 604 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. herb david and sandra sorry to hear of your loss i worked with your mom and dad for many years with the Red Cross. They were tireless workers and i enjoyed working with them My thoughts and prayers are with all of you Sincerely Jerry hamill

  2. Tina, Danny and Steve,

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your Grandpa. I pray God gives you and yours comfort during this time.


  3. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of Herbert E. Lashhorn, give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

    I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family of….. US Army WW II, Korea Veteran, Herbert E. Lashhorn, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€

  4. Uncle Herb you will be missed! Many thoughts and prayers to Sandy, Butch and David. I have so many fond memories of your parents. Take care.

    Ron, Julie Ann, William and Alanna

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