Jeffery Gerrard Wenger, 68, a lifelong resident of Weirton, WV died Sunday, March 13, 2022, at home peacefully in his sleep. Jeff, Class of 71’ from Weir High, retired from Weirton Steel after 36 years of service—A jack of all trades, from general laborer to a roller on No. 9 Tandem Mill. After retiring he would joke that he was still “going to work,” at some of his favorite local establishments like Enzo’s and the Legion. He was a member of The Sons of the American Legion, Paris Sportsmen Club, and McDonald’s Sportsmen Association. As an avid sports fan, he enjoyed listening to the Pirates on the radio and was a Pittsburgh Steelers season ticket holder for many years. Jeff was happiest having a drink and a laugh with friends, and he had the charisma to find friends old & new wherever he went. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Bowers Wenger; his sister, Christine Rogers; and his nephew, Kelly Rogers. He is survived by his son and his wife, Adam Jeffrey, and Bobbie Jo Wenger; brother, Mitch Wenger; and other family and friends. All are welcome to celebrate one last cheers for Jeff on Wednesday from 9-11AM at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St. in Weirton, to remember his life and all the good times. Following Jeff’s service friends are requested to gather at Noon for a continued time of fellowship where food and refreshment will be served at The American Legion in Steubenville, located at 808 North 5th Street. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jeff’s memory to Share tributes at

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  1. We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

  2. Great man always had a smile on his face and a happy thought in his heart! Have a shot and a beer and a laugh! Godspeed Jeff.

  3. Uncle Jeff I love you and miss you so much. You were the best Uncle to us, many memories of boating and fishing, all the fun places you took us to, and Grandma making the best fried fish with lemon out of one of your fresh catches. Always in great spirits, you will be dearly missed and forever fondly remembered.

  4. You couldn’t ask for more from an uncle. Some of my best memories are with uncle Jeff. Will always remember the times Jeff took us on the boat, tubing, and water skiing. Loved when he would take us all fishing at the sportsman’s club. Going to miss you Uncle Jeff.


  6. Jeff will be sadly missed he was always a special neighbor ,Love the William Bever Family,Carolyn,Melany,Billy,Chad and Family

  7. I am so sorry to know Jeff has passed away. We grew up together in Bellaire Addition and he was good friends with my Brother, David Popish, who passed away 3 yrs ago. He worked with my dad on No 9 Tandem all those years too. Jeff always had that ornery smile. I would see him every once in a while and he was always the same Jeff. He is now hanging out with my brother again I’m sure. My your memory be eternal, Jeff. Nancy Kowalski

  8. So many good times with Jeff….from Steeler games to fishing to just shooting the bull over bourbon. And I’ll never forget the Bahamas cruise with him and Mitch. Memories and friendship that will never be duplicated. I love you my brother.

  9. Condolences to the family, Rest in Peace my friend You will never be forgotten by your friends. God will take care of you…Love you My Friend !!

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