Mark Anthony Oliver, 39, of Weirton passed away suddenly at Weirton Medical Center of natural causes. He was born September 5, 1972 in Steubenville, OH. Mark was an employee of Mountaineer Park, where he worked surveillance. He was the Vice President of the Weir High Band Boosters, and was a bowler for over twenty years at Steel Valley Lanes. He was preceded in death by his father in law, Jimmy Martin, Sr.; his grandfather, Anthony Oliver, his great grandparents, Charles and Cecilia Oliver, and Italia and Nick Beraducci, and his grandmother in law, Marion Lusakow. Mark is survived by his wife, Valerie (Martin) Oliver of Weirton; two daughters, Lindzie (Johnny) Stevens of New Cumberland, and Ashleigh Oliver at home; two granddaughters, Lilly and Bailey Stevens; parents, Pete and Cecilia Wounaris ; grandmother, Inez Oliver; aunt and uncle Chuck and Cindy Oliver; mother in law , Linda Martin; cousins, Casey Oliver and Carrie and Eddie Shultz; two brother in laws, Jimmy and Lori Martin all of Weirton and Brian and Jody Martin of New Manchester. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Friday, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Saturday at Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Interment will follow at Saint John's Cemetery, Follansbee. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church 140 Walnut Street Weirton, WV 26062 Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. to the oliver family i am so sorry to hear about ur lose. u all will b in my thoughts and prayers.sincerly june

  2. Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. (Cec, I send you my love & a hug)

  3. To My Dear Friend Cecilia and Family. Please know that you are in my prayers. I am so heart broken that Mark has passed. If there is anything I can do please let me know. I love you all. Ashely you were Marks world alway know that you made is life each day he seen you smiling and happy.. We lift you up unto the Lord In this time of grief We pray the Lord will be to you The comfort that you need And when you have no answers To all the questions *why* Know that God is in control And is there by your side He understands the way you feel And knows the loss you face So rest in His eternal love For there you’ll find His grace

  4. Rest in eternal peace, Mark. Our family is strong, like you were. We will support each other, love each other, and lean on each other while we mourn you. Your spirit will always be with us and we will always keep your memory very much alive. You are gone, but you will never be forgotten. We will take care of each other and be the close, tight-knit family that we have always been. We are going to miss you, but we know you are watching over us. We will see you again. I love you, cuz. Help the Pens win the Cup next year, ok?

  5. Just wanted to say that Mark was such a great true friend that always made you laugh all the time. He was there when you needed an ear. I will always remember our bowling years, high school years and talking good ole hockey talk. Will miss our pens talk Mark. Bring some good vibes from up above and make the pens win this year Mark! Miss you!

  6. My deepest condolences to the family. Mark and I reconnected after 18 years. He had never changed. Mark is, was and will always be the man that made people’s day brighter. I will forever remember his pride, his joy which is his family. He always bragged about all of you. I pray for the family’s peace. I pray that God says the words, Well Done to you, Mark. I miss you already

  7. Graduated with Mark. Great guy . So sorry he left this world so young. Prayers of peace for your family.

  8. Dear Cecelia and Pete: When I checked the Greco Hertnick website today, the last names I expected to see were yours, your lovely mother, Inez, and your brother Chuck’s family. Moreover, I was shocked to see your listing because of the untimely death of your son. I know you loved him dearly and can only imagine that all you hearts are torn with grief. I want you to know that I hold you in heartfelt prayer. May our gracious God grant you peace in your grieving. Much love and prayers, Stan

  9. To the best nephew an uncle can have, I was told you called me “your hero’, well, you were mine also. You could always be counted on to come to my aid; no matter what the situation. You always were, and always will be, more like a son to me than a nephew. My concern was always for your best interest. You will very deeply missed by me. There are “signs” of you all over our house. You will NEVER be forgotten…love you, nephew. And, prayers of joy for you being at peace; finally. God bless, you.

  10. To Cecelia, Valerie, and Ashleigh..and the entire Oliver Family, Our deepest sympathy and prayers over the sudden loss of your husband, son,and father. we consider you as family and will pray that God in his goodness comforts you and brings Mark “home” to eternal peace!! We don’t always understand God’s plan, but I know it is a perfect plan…..God bless you all!!

  11. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Sorry for your loss.May god smile upon your hearts.

  12. No words can express my heart. I love you, Cecilia. Mark was the most loving, precious person on this earth. He was the expression of you and he lives on in our hearts and his “spirit” will always be with us, until we meet him again! He IS up there. The ground cant hold him down. I am so glad, Mark, that I knew you and saw how precious a son you were. I will always be there for your mom. Love, Toni (Ferrelli) Roschel

  13. My thoughts are with Mark’s family. Mark was a good man and a great friend. He will be missed.

  14. To the closest family of Mark….Even tho’ we didn’t know Mark very well personally, we have still lost a part of our family. I pray for all God’s comfort for all of you at this time and extend to you all our sympathy.

  15. Ashleigh and family sorry to hear about your loss. Your thought and prayers are with you. Mark was a good dad and a good husband and a awesome son i know he is up there with god and looking down on all of you . Ashleigh you know he is looking down on u and make sure u take care of Nana and yourself and mom you are in our thoughts and prayers if u need to talk to jess just email me at tlminger32@yahoo.com kk luv ya and tell Nana the same from us kk

  16. loosing someone so young is so hard.I will remember Mark from the youth bowling league. How ever God does not put us on earth for ever. I guess he need Mark back for a reason. I am glad I got to know him….My prayers to the family especially his parents. Loosing the only child they had………God be with you all……Love to all Estella

  17. Dear Valerie, Ashleigh & All of Mark’s Beloved Family, My sincere condolences to all of you. I worked with Mark at MTR for just a few weeks, but came to know very soon how sweet,funny,smart and generous he was and how much he adored and loved his family.He spoke of you all with so much love.You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.May your memories of Mark sustain you and bring you strength and peace during this most difficult time.May God bless you and keep you and hold you close to his heart.You have one very special Guardian Angel watching over you,always.His was a life to be honored and a life well lived and he will never be forgotten. With deepest sympathy. JoAnn

  18. Dear Valerie, Ashleigh & All of Mark’s Beloved Family, My sincere condolences to all of you. I worked with Mark at MTR for just a few weeks, but came to know very soon how sweet,funny,smart and generous he was and how much he adored and loved his family.He spoke of you all with so much love.You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.May your memories of Mark sustain you and bring you strength and peace during this most difficult time.May God bless you and keep you and hold you close to his heart.You have one very special Guardian Angel watching over you,always.His was a life to be honored and a life well lived and he will never be forgotten. With deepest sympathy. JoAnn

  19. To the Best Daddy in the World, I just wanted to say i love you so very much. I miss you soooooooo much you don’t even know. Everybody misses you but your in heaven now and that’s right where you wanna be so i hope you look down on me and the rest of us and i will see you again someday. P.S tell smokey and the rest of the dogies i love them too. And don’t forget to get that 300 in bowling for me okay?

  20. OH VAL!!!! I am in shock!!! So So sorry for your loss!!! Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!!!! All our Love, Tammi, Jimmy, Pooge, and Savana

  21. What can we say about the loss of one of our closest and dearest friends. No you were not just a friend but a brother to us. we will always remember the fun times we had bowling, pirate games, trips to kennywood and days at eat n park… you will always be remembered in our hearts. we love you and miss you and we promise to be there for ashleigh. until we meet again buddy.

  22. To one of the greatest people i know. like my brothers you were more than a friend to me but a third brother. I will miss our bowling days and we are going to dedicate this season and every season thereafter to you. hope you know how much you meant to our family… im so glad you got to meet my children they adored you… (even if they were afraid of the beard). We will always think of you on the girls birthday since you shared that special day with them. I promise to be there for ashleigh if she ever needs someone i know how proud you are of your girls. gone but never ever forgotten. love always and forever… the wirth family lisa bill becca judy and christopher

  23. Dear Oliver family, When one dies so young, it is only natural to ask God, “Why? Why did he have to leave us?” As our Lord said, “I have gone to prepare a place for you.” Well, Mark has gone ahead and will be waiting to greet you when you arrive at Heaven’s gate. Keep strong in your faith and trust God to help you through this storm. He will you know. Love and prayers, Paula

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