john mankowski
John Edward Mankowski, 93, of Weirton, passed away Monday, January 28, 2008 at the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville, Ohio. Born February 5, 1914 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Frank and Leokadia Marczewski Mankowski. John was also preceded in death by his wife Olga Margaret Drozd Mankowski on January 8, 2003, son-in-law Patrick Griffin and brother Edward Mankowski. John is survived by his daughter Joyce Griffin, granddaughter Amy Hatfield and her husband David, great-grandson Alex and sister Sophie Baranowski all of Weirton. With 35 years of service, John retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an electrician, was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus 3734 and American Legion Post 10. John served his country in the US Army during World War II. Friends will be received Wednesday 1-3 and 6-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Thursday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church with Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer officiating. Entombment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens where Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Joyce, Amy, and family, You have my deepest sympathies. May God give you comfort during this time. Love, Dawn

  2. To the family of John Mankowski. On behalf of the Bereavement Ministry of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, your parish family extends their deepest sympathy to each of you. John, in loving memory, will be enrolled in the church’s memorial fund. Many blessings-Bereavement Ministry Saint Joseph the Worker Christian Mothers

  3. Amy, Mrs. Griffin, and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your grandfather/father. Please let me know if there is anything that I can do during this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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