John J. Rafacz, 92, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at his home. Born February 5, 1919 in Buffington, PA, he was a son of the late Joseph and Bernice Rosinski Rafacz. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Joe and Frank Rafacz and son Thomas Rafacz, sisters Genevieve Gaich, Sister M. Armella and Helen Germundsen. During his 25 years of employment with Weirton Steel, John also worked 30 years with the Home Furniture Company, where he served as a serviceman. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Holy Name Society, WSX 25-Year Club, Polish Roman Catholic Union and the American Bowling Congress. He was a life member of the VFW 2716 and American Legion in Chester, WV. Mr. Rafacz served in the US Army during World War II. John is survived by his wife Sophia B. Delekta Rafacz of Weirton, whom he married August 23, 1947; sons Robert Rafacz of Jacksonville, FL and Ted Rafacz of Weirton; daughters Teresa Muldrew of Orange Park, FL, Christine Calkins and her husband Curt of Tampa, FL and Karen Garito and her husband Leroy of Warren, OH; sister Sandy Wolski of Naples, FL; 6 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Sunday from 4-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Monday at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church. Father Dean Borgmeyer will officiate. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton, where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Post Office Box 2247, Weirton, WV 26062 and Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.