john rambis
John F. Rambis, 97, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2005 at the Merritt Manor in Toronto, OH. Born June 14, 1908 in Passaic, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Charles and Nellie Wonczek Rambis. John was also preceded in death by his wife Sophia (Sophie) L. Czernek Rambis in March, 1993 and sister Mary Sudol. With 32 years of service, John retired from Weirton Steel where he worked in the Hot Mill. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Evert Maki American Legion Post 10, VFW #2716, WSX 25-Year Club and the Polish National Alliance. John served in the US Army during World War II. John’s survivors include his son John T. Rambis and his wife Pamela of Sunnyvale, CA; grandchildren Karen, Jeffery and Gwen and great-grandchildren Jeremy, Travis, Caleb, Jillian, Sophia and Joseph. He is also survived by his friend and caregiver, Barbara Majoris, and many relatives and friends. Friends will be received Sunday 1-3 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Monday at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Reverend Father Kent Durig presiding. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 10 and VFW Honor Guard. Please consider a contribution in memory of John to the Sacred Heart of Mary Church, 200 Preston Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. My deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers are extended to John’s loved ones. He certainly lived a good long life and is certainly enjoying being with Sophie again, while in the presence of our loving and gracious God!

  2. John, Was sorry to hear about your Dad. Hope he did not suffer much in his later years. I have many fond memories of your family, especially your Mom and the Band Mothers. I often wondered were you had relocated. Give my best to your wife and family. God Bless! Nancy (Robinson) Taflan

  3. Our deepest sympathies to all the family and prayers for your strength as you mourn the loss of your loved one. John was a wonderful gentleman with a great smile! Many years ago he & my father were friends & co-workers. John helped my father build his house from start to finish over 50 years ago. He will be remembered fondly. Patty (Perazzoli) Wieloh

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