John “Hank” Ladomersky, 79, of Weirton died Monday October 10, 2005, at the West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Hank was born on June 12, 1926 in Toronto, OH, the son of the late William and Sophie Platko Ladomersky. He was also preceded in death by his step son, Vince Smolesky and his brother, Paul Ladomersky. Hank retired after 20 years as a driver from United Van Lines. Prior to his time with United Van Lines, Hank worked in the Open Hearth of Weirton Steel for 15 years. Hank served his country during World War II in the United States Navy. He was a member of the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, American Legion Post 10 and the AARP. Hank is survived by his wife, Ruth Finley Ladomersky; his daughter, Diana Ladomersky of Weirton, WV; two grandsons, Jamey Buttry of Missouri and Dan Buttry of Sewickley, PA; a brother, Tom Ladomersky of Detroit, MI; four sisters, Eleanor Cowles, Joann Vaughn, and Madge Rock all of Toronto, OH, Irene Lascola of Wellsville, OH; a great-grandson and a great-granddaughter. Visitation will be 7-9 PM Tuesday and 2-4 & 7-9 PM Wednesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10:30AM, at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Reverend Father Stephen Dube will officiate. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton, where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 10 and VFW Honor Guards. Share tributes and memories with his family at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Ruth and Diana, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you both during this difficult time.

  2. Ruth: Our thoughts, hearts, and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May God give you strength and peace. With love and friendship. Duane, Connie, and Jenna Mason

  3. I LOVED MY UNCLE HANK AND I PRAY FOR HIS WIFE RUTH AND HIS DAUGHTER DIANE. I HAVE NOT SEEN HIM FOR A LONG TIME BUT MY MOM AND HIS SISTER ELEANOR KEPT ME UPDATED ON HIS CONDITION. I KNOW HE IS IN GOD’S HANDS NOW AND I WAS BLESSED TO BE HIS NEWPHEW. I KNOW MY MOM MISSES HIM AND HIS FAMILY WILL BE IN MY PRAYERS. SORRY I CANNOT MAKE IT TO THE FUNERAL.

  4. You have our sincere sympathy. Dana gave us the news last evening. I just remembered what a good time he had at Jesci’s birthday party. We will keep you all in our prayers.

  5. Ruth and Diana, We are so sorry to hear about Hank.He was such a sweetheart! We will surely miss him at recital. May God bless him and both of you. Love and Prayers Bill,Sally,Shelbi& Gabriella Palmeri

  6. Dear Ruth, You have my deepest sympathy on the passing of Hank. He was always so pleasant when he came into the Doctor’s office. May it help to know others are thinking of you. God Bless you, Shirley (from Dr. John’s office)

  7. Dear Ruth and Diana, Hank will truly be missed. Who will put Diana in her place? Hank always had a way with words and he told it like he saw it, whether we liked it or not. We go back many many years from Atlantic City, dance recitals, Myrtle Beach,graduations,weddings, etc. Ruth used to be our first Christmas card we would recieve every year, no matter how she always beat us. Hank is in a better place now and he can rest. God Bless you both, our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you. Love, Mark and Jenny Cummings and Family

  8. Dear Ladomersky Family, You have our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband and father. The Family of Sue and Tony LaPosta: Gerry LaPosta Banketas, Sandy LaPosta Riopelle, Anthony LaPosta

  9. Diana, So sorry to hear about your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Jenene Coleman USAirways Pit Res

  10. Dear Diana Sending you and your family my sympathy on the passing of your father. I know he will be trully missed but will be spititually with you for as long as you live. God Bless You All. Fondly, Mary Ann Cunningham Pit Res USAIRWAYS

  11. Dear Ruth, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy for you. Know that Hank is alway with you, in your heart. God bless you and your family. Pam

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