Mildred M. Danford, 81, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2010 in the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Born January 13, 1929 in Weirton, she was a daughter of the late Luke and Anna Yakunich. She was also preceded in death by her husband George R. Danford on July 17, 2003, brothers Frank and Pete "Jock" Porec and sisters Kathryn Matask and Mary Ann Bolan. Mrs. Danford was a homemaker, a member of the Salvation Army, where she was a member of the Home League. A foundation member and supporter of the Hancock County Animal Shelter, Mildred enjoyed baking, crocheting, working Sudoku puzzles and watching TV especially the Food Network Channel. Mildred is survived by her son George R. Danford and his wife Ruth Ann of New Manchester, WV; brothers Louis Yakunich and John Porec both of Weirton and sister Margaret "Babe" Robinson and her husband Teddy of Colliers, WV; and her beloved cat, Sassy. Friends will be received Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday. Major Lamar Foreman will officiate. Interment will be in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to Hancock County Animal Shelter, P. O. Box 508, New Manchester, WV 26056. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. Lou, john, and Babe, I AM SORRY TO HEAR OF MILDREDS PASSING. BHE WAS A BABYSITTER FOR ME WHEN I WAS LITTLE. THE YAKUNICH FAMILY AND HAMILL FAMILY GO BACK SO MANY YEARS. SHE WAS A BIG FAN OF OUR DAD COACH HAMILL. I CANT BEGIN TO TELL YOU HOW SORRY WE ARE FOR ALL OF YOU. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU. SINCERELY, CARL AND JERRY HAMILL

  2. George, We were so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. We never met her, but you shared many stories about your family with us when we worked together at OGHS. We know how difficult it is to lose your Mother, and our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  3. George and RuthAnn ; We were very sorry to hear about Millies passing.Dinina and I loved her very much. She and Dinina were very close and she will be sorely missed by both of us. If we can do anything, please let us know. Love; Dinina and Joe Keenan

  4. George I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I can remember you talking fondly of her and I’m sure you miss her very much. If there is anything I can do for you don’t hesitate to ask.

  5. George & RuthAnn, We were sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. Losing a loved one is always difficult, we will keep you in our prayers. Craig & Nanci Moon

  6. George, I remember your mother when she shopped at Krogers and I worked there. She was a wonderful woman and had a great personality. We had many great conversations. It’s so hard to lose your mother. You have our deepest sympathies.

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