Mary Harcharic, 95, of Weirton, passed away Friday, January 23, 2009, at the Weirton Geriatric Center. She was born September 14, 1913, in Steubenville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ignatius and Mary M. Szczukiewicz Binkiewicz. She is also preceded by her husband John N. Harcharic on January 12, 1983, brother Ignatius Binkiewicz and her sister, Stella Surrel. Mrs. Harcharic retired from St. Joseph the Worker Grade School, where she taught the third grade. Mary enjoyed a healthy lifestyle, and loved to travel. She was a devout catholic, who was very devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Her artistic talent was shared with her family and friends through her sewing, crocheting and her paintings Mrs. Harcharic was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Christian Mothers and Polish Women's Alliance of America. Mary is survived by her son John A. and Cheryl Harcharic of Marietta, GA; daughter Marlene and James Warman of Follansbee; her five grandchildren, Carly, John Nicholas, Margaux, J.J. and Brian; her four great grandchildren, John Caleb, Sydney, Emily and Evan. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 5 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11AM Monday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. The Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer will officiate. Entombment will be in Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton, WV Share your tributes and memories at

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  1. Dear John, Marlene and families, we were sorry to hear about your mom/grandmother. She was a lovely person and we always enjoyed seeing her. Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Mike and Terry and family

  2. Dear John + Marlene, Sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was blessed with a great family Steve Klash

  3. To Marys Family, I cared for Mary Harcharic as a cna a while back and I remember Mary always had a sweet smile on her face. She loved to get her hair done and get dressed in her pretty cloths! Now Mary is walking the streets of Gold with Jesus Our Lord and Savior! My Condolences to her Family. In Gods Loving care Bruce

  4. Marlene and family’ May God bless you and your family during this very difficult time. Mary is finally at peace. Her faith was so strong that you also must feel peace in knowing she is finally with our Lord. We will miss her! Sally Palmeri and staff of Enchanted Gardens (Weirton Geriatric Center).

  5. John, I was sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Your family is my prayers. Angela (Carpini) Reinard

  6. Dear Marlene, So very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Although, we can find joy and peace in knowing that she has reached the final destiny of returning to our Creator and being with her family and friends once again. You are in my prayers. Always, Sam

  7. Marlene and John, I’m so happy to know your mother is at peace. She was a wonderful woman and teacher. She loved children. I have great memories of all of you from my childhood. In sympathy, Cathie Przybysz Caranda

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