John J Pete
August 12, 1923 ~ May 24, 2001
John J. Pete, 77, of Weirton, died Thursday, May 24, 2001, at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 12, 1923, in Weirton, a son of the late Tony and Mary Paolo Pete. He also was preceded in death by two brothers, Louis Pete and Patsy Pete: and three sisters, Mary Pietranton, Rose Warwick and Ange DelGuzzo.
He retired as a rigger in the construction department of Weirton Steel, with 45 years service. He was a WWII Army veteran, and was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, and held membership in the Knights of Columbus, VFW, American Legion, Four Seasons, and the 25 Year Club of Weirton Steel.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Bartolovich Pete: one son, John M. Pete and his wife, Julie of Fountain Hills, Arizonia; one daughter, Mrs. Gloria Suchko and her husband, Michael, of Weirton; one brother, Dominic Pete, of Weirton; one sister, Minnie Pete of Weirton; and two grandchildren, Matthew J. Pete, of Pittsburgh, PA and Phillip J. Pete, of Scottsdale, Arizonia.
Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Friday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held at 10:00AM Saturday at St. Paul Church. Prayer services will be at 3:30 PM Friday at the funeral home. Knight of Columbus rosary will be Friday at 7:00 PM. Emtombment will be in St. Paul Mausoleum, with military services by the VFW, American Legion and Tri-State Marine Corps.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, PO Box 4543, Star City, WV 26504
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
My deepest sympathy and prayers to you.
To Mrs. Pete and family, I’m sorry to hear of John’s passing . I am out of town for the weekend and can not attend the sevices but I want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Donna from Farran’s Barber Shop