janette gerbo
Janette B. "Jean" Casini Gerbo, 86, of Weirton, WV, was received by our Lord Jesus on May 10, 2016. She was born January 24, 1930, in Follansbee, WV; she was the daughter of the late Biagio and Giacinta Constantino Casini. In addidtion to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband George Gerbo Sr.; four brothers Anthony, Joseph, Lino and Albert (Glenna) Casini; sister's Mary (Edward) Blake and Sylina (George) Ross; nephews Edward and Curtis Blake and niece Deborah Gregory. She was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and the Family of God Christian Center. Jean is survived by her sons George N. (Millie) Gerbo Jr., of Weirton, Nicholas Gerbo of Weirton, and Dr. Robert (Karen) Gerbo of Morgantown, WV; sister Elizabeth (the Late Alfred) Dalesio of Follansbee; sister in law Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister in law June Pulice of Weirton; grandchildren Sarah Ann, George III, Robert, Michael and Kathryn Gerbo; nieces Diane (Matt) D'Andrea of Florida, Cindy (Hugh) Cunningham of Las Vegas, Desi Gampolo of Steubenville, OH, Deborah (David) Skaggs of Sarasota, Florida, Marlene Casini of Columbus, OH, Toni (Robert) Drennen of Weirton, Priscilla (Phil) Mavrich of Coraopolis, PA and Gwen Morris of Follansbee; nephews John (Kathy) Dalesio of Weirton, David Dalesio of Follansbee, Gary Dalesio of Follansbee, Frank (Mary Ann) Rayburn of Wintersville, Tony (Luann) Casini of New Philadelphia, Albert Casini of Las Vegas, John (Vicky) Pulice of Weirton and Nicholas (Penny) Moore, as well as her church family and many dear friends and neighbors. Friends will be received at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton on Friday May 13, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8PM, with Chaplain Michael Gromezewski, from the Trinity Hospital care staff, sharing thoughts and prayers for Janette at 7:30 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 11AM Saturday May 14, 2016 with Bishop Craig Greathouse of the Family of God Christian Center officiating her funeral service. Interment will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Family of God Christian Center, 4215 Wells Street, Weirton, WV 26062, or to Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 229 California Ave., Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. George, I’m so very sorry to here of the passing of your mother. my deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your entire family at such a sad time. Ron Cipriani

  2. George, I am very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She is now eternally hand in hand with our Lord and Savior. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Gary Sagun

  3. Rip Aunt Jean….May you soar on angels wings and send us signs you are watching over us. Your kind heart and sweetness will be missed by many.

    Praying for the family to have peace and strength during this difficult time.

  4. Dear George and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you now as always. Jean has always been a blessing to those lives touched by her. She leaves a beautiful legacy in your family. Now she is forever in the arms of her Savior. May the Lord bless you all.

  5. Rob, Karen, and family, We were saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. We pray that times you spent together, the stories and laughter you shared, and the love that surrounded you as you gathered will bring you comfort during these difficult days. Nancy and Norman

  6. Dr. Gerbo and Family, I cannot express enough my condolences on the passing of Janette. I know she will be dearly missed, and I have faith that her memory will be admirably carried on by her children, family, and indeed all the lives she touched in her time. May God bless you through this challenging time.

  7. Dr. Gerbo, I am sorry to here about your loss, my deepest sympathies. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Dr. Gerbo, My deepest condolences go out to you and your family. Prayers will be sent your way.

  9. Dr Gerbo, I am so sorry to hear the news. I will be keeping you and your family in my prayers.

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