Michael Bernard Hartman
April 19, 1928 ~ December 1, 2013
Michael B. Hartman, 85, of Weirton died Sunday December 1, 2013, at his home.
Born on April 19, 1928, Michael was a son of the late Anthony and Marie Auer Hartman. He was also preceded in death by his three brothers, Caspar, Anthony and Gabriel Hartman, and his two sisters, Helen Dalton and Marie Paulin.
Michael served in the United States Army during the Korean War. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he retired after 30 years of service in Weirton Steel, where he was an engineer in the B.O.P.
He will always be remembered as a family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed reading and watching sports, especially baseball.
Michael was member of Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 3734, and VFW 2716,
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Varner Ciccarelli Hartman; sons, Michael (Elizabeth) Hartman of Boardman, OH, and Harry Ciccarelli of Weirton, WV; daughters, Karen Marie (Keith) Huntzinger of Weirton, WV and Debra (Ronald) Little of New Cumberland, WV; his sister, Sister Michael Marie Hartman of Baltimore, MD; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4-8 PM Tuesday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12 noon on Wednesday at Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weirton followed by a committal service with military honors at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited 6 PM on Tuesday
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Table of Hope 3301 West Street Weirton, WV 26062 or Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church 140 Walnut Street Weirton, WV 26062
Mr Hartman's family would like to thank Atul Shetty MD for all the care he gave to Michael.
May God bless you and keep you in his loving care during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our deepest sympathy, Darcee & Don Groves
Prayers for your family during this time. Tom and Michelle Shernisky
We are thinking of you during this sad time. With prayers, The Dayoub Family- Jimmy, Judy, Susan & Sandy
FAMILY OF MIKE SORRY OF YOUR LOSS HE WAS A GREAT FRIEND A SPECIAL WISH TO YOUNG MIKE
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, may your memories of Michael Bernard Hartman, give you peace, comfort and strengthâ€¦
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is done. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
Michael Bernard Hartman, is â€œA True American Heroâ€ God Blessâ€
â€ Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€
WE LOVE YOU UNCLE MIKE – – REST IN PEACE — WE ARE THINKING OF YOUR FAMILY AT THIS MOST DIFFICULT TIME. UNFORTUNATELY, WE ARE TRAVELING TO FLORIDA AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE THE SERVICES. I WILL NEVER FORGET SPEAKING TO YOU THE DAY BEFORE MY DAD DIED. YOU WERE SO THANKFUL THAT I TOLD YOU TO COME AND SEE HIM QUICKLY. YOU GOT TO SPEND PRECIOUS MOMENTS WITH HIM BEFORE HE DIED. YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART — JACK, LIZ (HARTMAN), AND JULIANNA EASLEY
Again,i would like to tell you how sorry we are on your dad”s passing.An Irish blessing
May the road rise to meet you.May the wind be always at your back.May the sunshine warm your face,the rain fall soft upon your fields.And until you meet again,may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
To the Hartman family, we are very sorry for your loss, the Garthwaits and everyone at Cly-Del Mfg. Company