Margaret Simbanin, 75, of Weirton, died Saturday, May 18, 2002, at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born on July 10, 1926 in Weirton, WV, daughter of the late Michael and Mary Helen (Woytek) Balog. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Simbanin, in 1989 and a son, John S. Simbanin, in 1981. Margaret was a homemaker, a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, and a member of St. Mary’s Altar Society. Margaret is survived by one son, Paul J. Simbanin of Dublin, OH; one daughter, Cynthia Simbanin of Alexandria, VA; three sisters, Jo Anna Balog Froats and Betty Balog Bartolovich, both of Weirton, and Barbara Balog Abbondante of Belvidere, NJ; and one grandson, John S. LeFebvre. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 PM Tuesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where a parastas service will be held 8 PM Tuesday. Blessing services will be held 9 AM Wednesday at the funeral home followed by funeral services 9:30 AM at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Weirton. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to either: American Diabetes Association, 1221-A Ohio Avenue, Box 1115, Dunbar, WV 25064, or American Cancer Society, Hancock County Unit, P.O. Box 2166, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with her family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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