isabelle vrtar
Isabelle Vrtar, 89, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 in the Brightwood Nursing Home, Follansbee, WV. Born October 30, 1924 in Chicago, IL, she was a daughter of the late Dominick and Eleanor Antois Arvis. She was also preceded in death by her husband Frank William Vrtar, whom she married April 13, 1946, son Frank A. Vrtar, Sr., great granddaughter Isabella Kirkpatrick, brothers Frank, William, Dominick and Antonio Arvis and sister Rose Ciccarelli. Mrs. Vrtar was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church where she served as Eucharistic Minister, money counter and former President of the Christian Mothers. Isabelle is survived by her son Bill Vrtar; daughter-in-law Andrea Vrtar both of Weirton; three grandchildren Christine Vrtar, Laura (Bob) Elliott and Frank (Danielle) Vrtar and great-grandchildren Hana, Jessica, Danika, Abrehem, Caitlin, Emily and Lily. Visitation will be held Sunday 1-5PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10AM Monday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Manuel Gelido officiating. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Grade School Computer Lab, 151 Michael Way, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. Condolences from the Horvath family – Norma & John, David, Danny & Diane. Between scouting, schooling, church and Woodlawn Estates activities, we saw a lot of your Mom & Dad. They are good people. May they rest in peace.

  2. Dear Vrtar Family, As a girl that grew up on Woodlawn Estates with my twin sister, Judy, I remember the Vrtar family well. I think our Mom’s actually were in card club together. It is sad how many of our parents are gone now ~~~ I hope you take great comfort in knowing that your Mom and Dad and brother are now reunited till the day that we will all be together again. Until then be well and enjoy life to the fullest. With deepest sympathy and prayers, Mike and Janice (Nichols) Petrovich

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