joseph bobalick
Joseph Bobalick, 86, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at his home. Born April 17, 1921 in Weirton, he was the son of the late John and Ann Urich Bobalick. Joseph was also preceded in death by his sister Helen Brennan. With 25 years of service, Joseph retired from the former WSTV-TV Broadcasting Station where he served as Maintenance Engineer Supervisor. He was a member of the Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church in Steubenville, Ohio. Joseph was a certified electronic technician and taught electronics in the Hancock County Adult School System and, for over 50 years, held the amateur radio license number W8ZAB. He was a member of the Four Seasons Senior Citizens and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife Josephine Monski Bobalick; daughters Barbara Campbell and Rachel Bobalick; sister Irene DiFlorio all of Weirton; 3 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where a Trisagion Service will be held at 2PM. Additional visitation will be held from 10 until the 11AM Requiem Divine Liturgy at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church. The Very Reverend Father John J. Voytilla will officiate. Interment will be in Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 10 and Weirton Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 794 Cove Road, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Rachael: Sorry to hear about the passing of your father. He will be in my prayers. God bless him and may he rest in peace.

  2. Mrs. Bobalick, Rachel & Barbara: You have my deepest sympathy in the passing of Mr. Bobalick. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and peace.

  3. Dearest Josephine, Bobbie Jo, and Rachel, I’m so sadden to read about Joe’s passing. What wonderful neighbors and friends you were to me and my boys Bryan and Andrew when we lived next to you on Elm Street.We shared many a laugh and helped each other when needed. We will always cherish those memories. May you always think of the good times to help you now. Our love to you, June and Angelo Semenick, Bryan and Andrew Smith

  4. Dear Mrs. Bobalick and Family, My condolences on the death of your husband and father. He is in a better place. May God give you all His comfort and peace in the days ahead. Josie Cekinovich Weirton, WV

  5. Rachael, We are so sorry of hearing of your fathers passing. If you need anything please let us know. Love Shelley & Jim Pearson

  6. Dear Mrs. Bobalick and Family, I’m so sorry to hear about the death of your husband and father. I can’t begain to tell you how much he touched my heart in the short time I spent with him. I still think about the nights we would get up and have are midnight snack together and just talk about life. He made me feel like part of the family. I will never for get all your family did for me. I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there with you, but please if you need anything call me and I will be there. Love You Connie

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