James N. "Jimmy" Gallias
June 6, 1928 ~ November 1, 2004
James N. “Jimmy” Gallias, 76, of Weirton, passed away Monday, November 01, 2004 in the Palliative Care Unit of Valley Hospice in Steubenville, OH. Born June 6, 1928 in Weirton, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Anastacia Sarandou Gallias. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Venezelos, Steve and his twin brother, Harry Gallias.
Jimmy retired from Weirton Steel where he worked in the Tin Mill. He was a member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, VFW Post 2716, All Saints Choir, All Saints Greek Senior Citizens, AHEPA and was a former board member for the Tin Mill Credit Union. He also served in the Korean War with the 223rd Regiment, 40th Infantry Division.
Jimmy’s survivors include his wife Mary Papoulas Gallias of Weirton, whom he married October 26, 1958; daughters Stacey Monroe and her husband Sam of Sarasota, FL and Liberty and her husband Michael Crossetti of Charleston, SC and five grandchildren Eric and Aaron Giannaris and Andrew Monroe of Sarasota, FL; Brittany and Sierra Crossetti of Charleston, SC.
Friends will be received 2-4 and 7-9PM Wednesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Thursday from 10 until the 11AM funeral service at the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church with Reverend Father Terry Linos presiding. Entombment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens with military services conducted by the VFW Firing Squad and the Evert Maki American Legion Post 10.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 3528 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062 or Valley Hospice, 380 Summit Avenue, Steubenville, OH 43952.
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Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
Dorie, Carol and I are all sad to hear about Jimmy’s death. When I first met Jim I felt like I had always known him. He was one of those people who tried to do things right in life and stands as an example for the rest of us. Our best wishes and condolences to Mary and the children.
Dear Mrs Gallias, Stacey,Libby and Family We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless Bill and Paulette Galiotos Minnie Bogdan
Dear Mary and family, I’m very sorry to hear about Jimmy. May your faith in God and your friends see you through this trying time. My prayers and thoughts are with you. (Shirley from Dr. John’s office)
Dear Mary and family, May God give you strength to get through this. May God rest Jimmy soul and O Theos na ton anapafsi. Our prayers are with you.
Mary, We send our sincere condolences to you and the girls. Our prayers are with you at this very hard time in your life. Love Steve and Becky Psaroudis