john connovich
John J. Connovich, 64, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2008 at his home. Born October 12, 1944 in Steubenville, OH, he was the son of Mary Laburda Connovich of Weirton and the late John E. Connovich. Mr. Connovich was self-employed, an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Weirton and an avid square dancer. In addition to his mother, John is survived by his son Ronald Connovich and his wife Faith of Lima, OH; daughters Deanne Manestar and her husband Ivan and Dana Smith and her husband Dave all of Greensboro, NC and Danielle Mihaltian of Westerville, OH; sister Mary Jo Long and her husband Jerry of Weirton; six grandchildren and long-time companion Linda Harper. Friends will be received Sunday, October 26 from 1 until the 2 PM funeral services at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Mr. Connovich's son, Ronald, will officiate. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 600 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV 26062. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Ron I was so sorry to hear of the death of your father. You and your family are in my prayers. Carole Dugan

  2. Aunt Mary and Mary Jo, you have my deepest sympathy on the loss or your son and brother. I have many memories of JJ while we grew up together in Weirton and from the Church. Nickie Kundrat

  3. I was so sorry to hear about Jay’s passing.He was a great neighbor and kind person. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Jennifer

  4. Mary and Mary Jo, We were very saddened when we read of Jay Jay’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy. We spent some time together in High School which I will remember treasuring the good times that we had. Know that he is now at peace. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry that we can not be there for you during your time of grief as we now live in Virginia Beach. Pete and Kathy

  5. Wishing Jay’s family strength and pease, We were saddened to hear of your loss, please take comfort in knowing we will miss him at our dances and in our lives. When the Lord calls our loved ones home, He leaves a gift of memories in exchange. Bill and I and all his NuHall family will always treasure the fun and fellowship we shared. Have hope in tomorrow, have faith in the everlasting, and take comfort in the love of friends and family.

  6. Maryjo,Ron and family. sorry about your loss. Jay was a dear friend and is going to be missed by many.I thought the world of him.He was my best friend and neighbor.

  7. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good person and close friend of my sons doug. He will be missed.he always had a friendly smile and wave everytime I saw him. But remember he is in a better place now.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  8. I am very sorry for your loss. I heard on thursday from the Debnars. My prayers will be with you, the Weirton church and everyone else affected by this. I regret that I am unable to come down for the funeral on such short notice, but know that my thoughts are with you.

  9. Mary Jo and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God bless you during this difficult time.

  10. We will miss Jay. We loved going to the square and round dancing.We had some good times with Jay and hope that God takes him in his arms and comforts him. Hope you are dancing in heaven. Love you, Bob and Ann

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