joseph mayerich
Joseph Mayerich, 89, of Weirton, passed away Friday, March 31, 2006 at the Weirton Medical Center. Born August 17, 1916 in Republic, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Lehman Mayerich. Joseph was also preceded in death by his wife Mamie Sciarrino Mayerich on October 11, 2001; brothers Steve and Paul Tokorcheck and Frank and John Mayerich and sisters Kate Plesich and Rose Plantz. With over 35 years of service, Joe retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a shop steward in the Open Hearth. He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. Joseph’s survivors include his sons Joseph of Weirton and John and his wife Carol of Riverview, MI; daughter, Mary Ann and Bob Montani of Saint Louis, MO; sisters, Margaret Steward and Evelyn Blaschak both of Weirton; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Sunday 1-3 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Monday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Mandy, I’m so sorry to hear about your grandfather. It’s been years since we were in Jr. Church at First Christian! Maybe we can get together soon! Love and prayers, Tiffany

  2. Mary Ann, I think you are the girl I went to Edgewood with in the fifth and sixth grade. You, Solidea, and I were friends. You were always smiling. I see you moved pretty far away. Anyway I’m really sorry to read about your father’s death. It’s never easy, no matter how old parents get. My sincere condolences. Naomi (Wine) Furbee

  3. John – We were saddened to hear about the passing of your Dad. You have our deepest sympathies at this time of your loss. If there is anything we can do to help, please let us know. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Vic & Nancy

  4. Dear Mary Ann, Joe, and John, I am so sad to hear of your loss, and the loss of Mamie as well. Practically growing up with your family, I have many fond memories of all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless all of you.

  5. Johnny, Carol, and Megan: First I want to let you and your entire family know how sorry I am to hear about Grandpa Joe passing. Wish I could have came into town to give my condolences, but I can’t seem to get away from school right now. I also wanted to add that I have nothing but good memories about Grandpa Joe. I can see him driving Megan and I around town in his red station wagon with Garfield hanging in the back window. And to keep Megan and I from sneaking out the basement door, he would tell us that snakes lived under the steps! Megan, I hope you get to read this and laugh. Hope to talk to you guys soon! And if you need anything, please don’t hesitate to call me or my parents! Love you!

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