john maceyak
John Frank Maceyak, 89, of Weirton, passed away Monday, February, 28, 2011 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born May 17, 1921 in Central City, PA, he was a son of the late John F. and Susan Balich Maceyak. He was also preceded in death by his wife Stella Gvodich Maceyak on April 24, 2009, brother Michael Maceyak and sisters Ann Fox and Mary Cacic. With 40 years of service, John retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an electrical supervisor in the Hot Mill. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church where he served as an usher and was a member of the Knights of Columbus 3734. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Maceyak is survived by his daughters Janet Lee Lynch and her husband John David of Morgantown, WV and Karen Sue Darney and her husband Bruce of Lewisberry, PA; brother Joseph Maceyak of Massillon, OH; 4 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Wednesday from 6-8pm and Thursday from 9-10:30am at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11am Thursday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. The Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer will officiate. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery where Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 225 California Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062 or Teddi & Justin Licker Memorial Foundation, c/o Donald Licker, 16962 Oakstead Drive, Alva, FL 33920.

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  1. To the family of John- I’m so sorry for your loss. My parents were really good friends with John & Stella. From what I remember, he was a truly amazing person. You all are in my thoughts & prayers.

  2. My deepest sympathies in the loss of your Dad. He and your Mom were truly special people. May comfort you at this difficult time. Michelle Tedreau Albert F. Macre & Co.

  3. To the children and grandchildren of John, My deepest sympathies in the loss of your Dad. He and your Mom were truly special people. May comfort you at this difficult time. I have fond memories of John and how he took me under his wing and led me with all his knowledge. God Bless, Nick Kundrat Va Bch, VA

  4. Dear Karen, Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time. We met your Dad in Oct 2010 when he & my husband were roommates at Weirton Medical. We thoroughly enjoyed his company & are sure he will be missed by many. Chuck & Rhonda Long

  5. Karen – sorry to hear of your loss and know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

  6. What a fine man. It was my pleasure to meet him at Weirton Medical Center, and he left a permanent impression on me. My heartfelt sympathies to his family.

  7. Dear Janet, John and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are for your Dad and Mom and all your family during this time of sorrow. love Jeanie Lynch & Joan McArdle

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