Margaret Grace Zapor, 82, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, June 15, 2007 at the Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. Born June 06, 1925 in Steubenville, OH., she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Mulrooney Dugan Margaret was also preceded in death by her husband, Marion Zapor. Margaret was a homemaker and a lifelong member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church in Weirton. Margaret’s survivors include her son, Mitchell Zapor and his wife, Margaret, of Steubenville, OH.; daughters, Deborah Swanson and her husband, Jay, of Weirton, Karen Gilson and Denise Zapor both of Weirton, and Linda Zapor of Pittsburgh, PA.; a brother, Joseph Dugan of FL.; a sister, Dora Jean Maloney of Las Vegas; and 5 grandchildren, Jared, Justin, and Kelsey Rae Gilson and George and Mitchell Zapor II. The family will receive friends Sunday 1-3 & 6-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10:00 AM Monday, June 18, 2007 at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery Mausoleum, Weirton, WV. Memorial contributions can be made to Madonna High School, Park Ave, Weirton, WV 26062 Share tributes with her family at

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  1. I knew Grace from the retirement home associated with Serra Manor. Grace was a dear friend to my mother Pauline Bradley. I am so sorry about her passing, she was a great and loving lady.

  2. Linda and Family: My deepest sympathy to you Linda and your whole family at the death and loss of your Mom. Losing a parent is a great loss but know that she is at peace now and is in a better place. My prayers and thoughts are with you! Peace, Walt Madonna Class of 1985

  3. Our deepest sympathy, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless Bill and Paulette

  4. To the family of Margaret Grace Zapor. On behalf of the Bereavement Ministry of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, your parish family extends their deepest sympathy to each of you. Margaret Grace, in loving memory, will be enrolled in the church’s memorial fund. Many blessings-Bereavement Ministry Saint Joseph the Worker Church Christian Mothers

  5. My dearest “Cuzzins”, I know Uncle Mutt and Aunt Grace are together once again, laughing and catching up with Uncle Stich. You know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Remember all the good times – Love, Tink

  6. Denise and family; We are all so sorry to hear about Gracie.We have all had the best of times with your mother and she will truly be missed!! She made alot of friends while she was with us,not only staff -but residents as well.We all know she’ll keep the angels laughing-she did all of us!!!! We really loved her very much and I hope she knew that!! Sally and staff of Enchanted Garden Weirton Geriatric Center

  7. Debbie and Family, We are sorry to hear about your mother. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tim and Angela Reinard

  8. To the family, Although I haven’t seen your mother in years, I have fond memories of her from frequently being in your warm home. A great accomplishment of hers is raising some of my favorite people to be around. I regret that I can’t be there but I am thinking of you. Alissa

  9. Dear Debbie: Your mother was truly a lady and a joy!!! We enjoyed her company and special moments we shared together while visiting at the Geriatric Center (especially the singing of old songs). She was a true delight and so full of joy and wit. Our prayers are with you (and your famiily) with your loss—-but it is truly Heaven’s Gain. In Christian Love, Pastor Bill and Becki Stout

  10. Karen…so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family and please send my love along to Uncle Joe Dugan.

  11. I have to share this story with you. I took care of your mom in the hospital one day and we were talking about the times when us youngsters would be down in the wreckroom talking or hanging out with newly acquired boyfriends or dates. Your mom said, “You kids thought you were being so secretive. Bet you didn’t know that I could hear everything through the registers?” And she just laughed and laughed! Your mom definitely had a funny side. She’ll be missed. Toni

  12. Karen and family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Cindi Cooper Stichler

  13. Debbie and family, please accept my sincere and deepest sympathies on the passing of your mom. I always remembered her as a lovely lady, who always wore a smile. I hope you have many great memories to comfort you.

  14. To all you “young” Zapors, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your Mom was a great gal and full of fun. She brought so much joy to those around her. It is so difficult at this time, but remember the good times you all had together. Those are the memories that count. We love you and we are here for you if you need us.

  15. Gramdma Grace was very important to me. When she broke her hip i would visit her in the hospital and I would bring bead kits and we would make neclaces and bracelets I will always miss her

  16. Debbie and family, Tim and I were very sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Tim and Angela Carpini Reinard

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