joseph hoff
Joseph P. Hoff 36 of Weirton passed away November 18, 2005 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born May 12, 1969 in Ravenna, Ohio the son of Reverend James Hoff of Bellaire, OH and the late Sandra Beck Hoff. His infant son Jacob Hoff also preceded him. Joseph was employed the Ball Corporation as a press operator for 8 years. For many years he organized the Toys for Tots program for the Ball Corporation. Joseph served his country during the Gulf War in the US Navy. He is Methodist by faith. He is survived by his wife Lynn Cessna Hoff of Weirton; son Justin Hoff at home; step mother Metta Hoff of Bellaire, OH; and his brother Roy Hoff of Bellaire, OH. Visitation will be Sunday from 6-8PM and Monday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV where funeral services will be Tuesday, 1:00PM. Rev Charles Jerman will conduct the service. Burial will follow at St John’s Cemetery, Colliers, WV, where military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 10 and VFW honor Guard. Share tributes with his family at

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  1. I worked with Joe and considered him a close friend. He always was there to help in any way he could, whether it be work related or personal. He stood up for fellow employees when he new the company was wrong. He always had an upbeat attitude, and could make me laugh at any given moment. I’ve seen his talent as an artist, and always thought he had a gift that needed to be known to the public. He was so proud of the airbrush kit Lynn got him and told me so at work. I’m truely going to miss him.

  2. Joe was a great friend of mine. He got hired right after I did and we both worked on the back of the coaters stacking together for over 4 years. We developed a great friendship, both at work and off work. Joe was a person that I could always talk to and he knew he could always talk to me. I’m going to miss my “little red-headed” friend, who I called my brother. Joe, Rest in Peace, I’ll miss you. God Bless You. He may be gone in person but he will always be here in spirit. Watch over the rest of us until we meet again.

  3. Joe was a great friend to all who knew him. we had many great times toghther and i had the honor of being Joe’s best man when he married lynn. eventhough it has been a while since we had a chance to talk i will always regret that. joe was a great and true friend. i will never forget the times we spent fishing. i will never forget you joe you were a great friend and i will miss you very much. I can only hope we shall see each other again in that place where there is only love and no shadows fall, you have touched my everybeing… i shall never forget you

  4. Joe was a great friend and coworker who will be greatly missed. My prayers are with Lynn, Justin, and the entire family. Drivers Wanted and Cleveland Rocks. God Bless Joe

  5. Joe is a great guy that I had the pleasure and honor to meet in 1993 while attending Jefferson Technical College. Joe was the kind of guy who put his heart and sole into everything he did. Joe and I not only went to school together but also worked together at Nationwise auto parts. There are three things that I remember the most about my friend Joe; one, he was passionate about everthing he did, two, he always made you laugh, and three, he loved Lynn very much. Lynn, you and Justin are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bess you! John and Jamey.

  6. Lynn, I am sorry to here of Joe’s passing. If there is anything that Robb and I can do for you please don’t hesitate to let us know. Our love and prayers are with you and your family at this time and always. Love Crystal (724)266-0448

  7. Dear Lynn, We are shocked and upset to hear of Joe’s passing. There are probably just no words at all to express what you and Justin must be feeling right now and we pray to God that you and your family will soon find peace and comfort. I’ve known you and Joe through school activities through the past few years. You and he were always so generous with your time and efforts during the Hancock County science fairs.The entire executive board and I thank you for making them possible. I think Joe enjoyed the projects as much as the kids-that’s probably because he was still just a big kid at heart. Joe always had a genuine smile on his face and his sense of humor and positive attitude will always be remembered. Lynn, my heart breaks for you and Justin. Please know that we pray for you both. I know that the Lord gives strength whenever we need it. You are a bright and wonderful mom and I know that Joe will be able to look down and always see that you and Justin have taken great care of one another. If there is anything at all that we can do for you, please don’t hesitate to call. Love and prayers Roberta and Tom Taylor

  8. To Joe’s Family, I not only worked with Joe but I was his supervisor and thought highly of Joe. Joe was a great person. He will greatly be missed.

  9. On behalf of the Weirton Baseball Association, we wish to extend our deepest symphany to the family. Joe volunteered his time this past season to help area youths enjoy playing baseball while learning life lessons. Joe will be sadly missed. Rest in peace.

  10. Hi Lynn, It’s been awhile since I have last seen you but I think of you often. I read in the paper about Joe and my heart breaks for you. I wanted to let you know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers every day. Take care of yourself and God Bless you and Justin. With deepest sympathy, Lorna Flesher, former ceramic teacher

  11. Mrs. Hoff, I was the Quality Supervisor at Ball Weirton Till last year, when I relocated to North Carolna. Joe was a great friend and always gave 100% to his job. I am sure he was a great husband and father as well. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  12. Dear Mrs. Hoff & Family, I have worked with Joe for 7 years, he was a great person. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in this time of saddness and loss. Joe was my friend as well as a union brother and will be missed greatly. Yours Truly, Marc Lamberti

  13. To Joe’s Family, I work in the same building as Joe did and my son Mike worked Joe. In fact Joe helped Mike move. I spoke to Joe on occasion. He was a very nice guy. On behalf of the employees of the Finished Products Warehouse for Mittal Steel I would like to extend our deepest sympathys. Paul Rujak Team Leader

  14. Dear Lynn and Justin, I’m very sorry about your husband and father. Joe was a very wonderful person and I will miss him for the rest of my life. May God Bless You and Keep You in his Care. Joe will always be with us all in our hearts. He will always be our little carrot top. Joe until we are all together again you will be missed but, not forgotten. Love Aunt Connie

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