james fife
James Wilford Fife, 73, of North Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Weirton, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the Allegheny General Hospital, PA. Born July 07, 1938, he was the son of the late Alfred Mull and Regina Lowney Fife. He was also preceded in death his brother, Spike Fife. With 18 years of service, Mr. Fife retired form Weirton Steel. He was currently the owner and working as the general contractor of his business, Deck Medics, in South Carolina. He enjoyed sharing his passions of music and food with friends and family by playing his saxophone and cooking gourmet meals whenever the opportunity presented itself. Mr. Fife was also a veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Mr. Fife is survived by his wife, Dianna Mannack Fife of South Carolina; his two sons, Peter Fife (Tracy) of Harrisburg, PA and Phillip Fife of Florida; his two daughters, Luann Drizmala (Tom) and Barbara Ford (Charles) both of Weirton; his sister Elizabeth Kellogg of Colliers, WV; his five grandchildren, Mary Green, Ciara and Jamie Ford, and Hunter and Alexis Fife, all of Weirton; and his one great-grandson, Maddox Ford, also of Weirton. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2011 from 1-3 & 7-9 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Funeral and Committal services will be held 11 AM Friday, November 25, 2011 at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home with the Reverend Larry Barkley officiating. Memorial donations may be mailed to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004, or made online by visiting www.lungusa.org

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  1. To my dear friend Jim Fife and his entire family. I am so saddened today as i have lost one of the closest people ever to be a part of my life. I loved every minute of being a part of the Fife family when i worked for Jim and when we were just close friends. When Jim learned his TM meditation and later took the Art of Living course we shared very spiritual moments together. You will be greatly missed..Until we meet again in another life Rest In Peace my friend.

  2. Lou, Please accept my deepest sympathies to you and your family. May you find peace and comfort in the coming days. God bless.

  3. I will miss you greatly my friend. You are like family. My condolences to your family. God speed Vic, Gigi and Vito

  4. Dear Barb,Luanne,and Family, I know this is a very late sympathy but I didn’t put 2 and 2 together that this was your Dad. I understand what you’re going through because I lost my Dad June 16th 2010, and I am missing him terribly. Its so hard dealing with a passing of a loved one, I have no words to say that will make you feel better,I guess the only way I get through it, is knowing they are in a better place. I wish all of you the best, If you ever need to talk please feel free to call me, sometimes its easier to talk to someone who has gone through it. God Bless all of you and the grandchildren. Love you Sherri LaRosa Grieco

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