June Adele Goettel Ayers, 61, of Weirton, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 in the Weirton Geriatric Center. She was born March 7, 1956 in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Thomas and Rose Palma Goettel. She was also preceded in death by her brother Charles Goettel. For 38 years, June worked as an office assistant for Weirton Medical Center and was an active member of the Mercy Baptist Church who organized many events for the church. An avid Steelers, Pirates, Penguins and Nailers fan, she loved gathering with family and friends. June is survived by her son Thomas Ayers and daughter Julia Ayers both of Weirton; brothers William (Delcie) Goettel of Fairmont, WV and James (Donna) Goettel; sisters Angela Goettel and Natalie (Harold) Beatty all of Follansbee, WV; lifelong friend, Susie Collins and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 4-8pm Thursday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be celebrated 11am Friday. Interment will be held at the convenience of June's family.

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  1. Please take comfort in knowing June is in heaven and is with you all. Love, Danielle & Brian DiBacco

  2. Angie and Family, So sorry to hear about June. My deepest sympathy goes out to you. Love, Susan Wypasek

  3. My deepest condolences to all the family & children of June bug. The heavens are gaining a wonderful loving woman. Glory to you June till we meet again. I love you June and all you taught me back in the early 80’s. ?????????

  4. My deepest condolences to all the family & children of June bug. The heavens are gaining a wonderful loving woman. Glory to you June till we meet again. I love you June and all you taught me back in the early 80’s. ?????????

  5. Natalie and family my deepest sympathy and prayers to you in your time of sorrow. June will be missed by all who knew her. ????????????????

  6. Natalie and family my deepest sympathy and prayers to you in your time of sorrow. June will be missed by all who knew her. ????????????????

  7. Words can not take your pain. Please know we will be praying. Brandon Sophia, John and I are deeply sorry.

  8. So very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you all and bring comfort to your gearts

  9. We are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers and have our deepest sympathy. May God bring you comfort during this time of loss and grieving.

  10. We are so very sorry. Thomas, please know you & your sister are in our thoughts and prayers and have our deepest sympathy.

  11. So sad to hear about June’s passing! We worked together for many years, and I knew June to be a humerous and loving person!! I know that June is resting in her Father’s loving arms! Our deepest sympathy to the family and to her children who she loved so deeply! Eternal rest and peace, June!

  12. May God give you Julia and Thomas and all your family the comfort and strength you all need at this time.She was loved by many people and they all will have special memories of her.She will be missed greatly.She was ready to go and no more pain and suffering.She is where she wanted to be.my prayers for you and Thomas especially.

  13. Our deepest condolences to the Ayer’ s family. Your love for the Lord was extended overseas when ma”am contibuted for our church bldg. Your love never dies and will continue in eternity. Your missionaries, Bro.Marlon Ingco

  14. I’m sad to hear of Junes passing. Such a sweet person, always happy and glad to see you. She was very giving always a smile, you just loved to run into her. I worked at WMC when June did, She was always fun to be around. I didn’t know her children, best to you ,you had a great Mother.

  15. The journey was long and I,m sure June handled it with grace. My sympathy to her son, daughter and family. Also sincere sympathy to Susie whom her friendship was her comfort. I met June at WMC and she was the welcoming sweet person May God keep her in the palm of His hand.

  16. A wonderful careing lady. She loved her Church family at Mercy Baptist Church and they loved her as well, our sympathy goes out to Thomas and Julie, Rest in KNOWING she’s in Gods arms singing and laughing. Try not to Grieve for her to much she’s in a better place. Her journey was long but she’s home now safe for ever more. LOVE Neile and Pauline Wentz

  17. Such a sweet lady. Please accept our condolences. May God grant her eternal peace, and may He send His angels to comfort all of you. We have wonderful memories of June, Julie, and Thomas spending time at Nicole and Sam’s. Love and prayers

  18. So sorry to hear about June. I’ve always liked her. She was one of the first people I met at WMC which was then Weirton General H. I extend my sympathy to all especially her children.

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