mimi sarap
Mimi Sarap, 44, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2006 at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born January 21, 1962 in Weirton, she was the daughter of Dolores Bish Sarap of Weirton and the late Robert S. Sarap. She was also preceded in death by her sister-in-law Billie Kaye Sarap and godfather Law Ostovich. For many years, Mimi worked at the Hideway Lounge and Gio’s Family Restaurant. Most recently, she was an employee of Sheetz in Weirton. In addition to her mother Dolores, Mimi is survived by her companion Scott Sikora of Weirton, daughter Nichole Sarap of Pittsburgh, PA; brothers Daniel and his wife Karen and R. Mitch Sarap all of Weirton; sister Miya Rock and her husband John of New Cumberland, WV; godmother Mimi Ostovich of Wintersville, OH and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Sunday 1-3 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be conducted at 11:00AM Monday with Reverend Patty Bucey Beagle presiding. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 380 Summit Avenue, Steubenville, OH 43952 or Athena’s Closet, Post Office Box 2452, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with her family at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. My heartfelt sympathy to all of the family members. May she be at peace with no longer pain or suffering.

  2. Miya: We are very sorry to learn of the loss of your sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. It was a blessing to be able to spend time with Mimi in November at our reunion. I will always remember her as the friend who would go over the creek and through the woods to come visit and vice versa. Mimi was one of those friends that no matter how much time had passed we were able to pick up and go on like we had just seen each other last week, which is refreshing because I know that when I see her again we will be able to just pick up and get on with it!

  4. I loved mim like a sister and if you need anything don’t hesitate to call me 330- 398- 2327 !! i’ll be there on sun. love ya scott and GOD bless jen

  5. Nichole, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Deepest sympathies. Jessica Haspel-Babinchak

  6. Scott and family, Our love and prayers go out to you. Mimi touched our hearts in many ways. We have know her for many years and have many great memories. We are so glad that she was able to attend our class reunion in November. She had such a wonderful time!! It was so great to see her enjoying every moment, because that was Mimi. She will be missed by both of us! God Bless.

  7. Deepest sympathy to the Sarap family. From long time friends of Stanley and Brownie Sarap. Bob Kelley

  8. Scott, I was saddened to learn of Mimi’s passing. I think back on all the good memories I have of her from over the years I have known her. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.


  10. To the Sarap family, My heart goes out to all of you on the untimely death of Mimi. I will always remember her as the beautiful young girl I played with as a child. I hope you can find comfort in knowing that others are keeping you in their prayers. Daria (Duco) Lutz

  11. Danny, I am so sorry about Mimi’s passing. I have a lot of great memories of her when we were all growing up in the neighborhood. My thoughts are with you, Mitch and Miya.

  12. To the Sarap Family and Scott, I am so saddened to hear of the loss of such a beautiful and wonderful person such as Mimi. There are so many great memories of her. I hope that your memories will help you through this time of sorrow.

  13. To all the Saraps and Scott, Luke and I are feeling your pain. You all have made us feel like family members over the years. We have great memories of Mimi (Serbian holidays and chicken blasts especially) and she will not be forgotten. We are here for all of you if you need anything.

  14. It was a joy to spend time with Mim on Serbian Christmas Eve this year. I will miss my “SERB SISTER”,but heaven has gained a true Angel.

  15. Sarap family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Mimi was such a good person,she will be missed.Please know that you are all in my prayers.Remember as long as she is in your heart, her memory will continue to live on. Melanie (Green) Taylor

  16. Mimi will be sadly missed by alot of people!I went to high school with her! Very nice girl and very kind hearted! My deepest sympathy goes out to her whole entire families!

  17. Scott and the Famiy of Mimi. I work at the credit union where Mimi did her banking. She was a teriffic person and my heart goes out to all of you. The times that she was able to come in, her spirits always seemed good. Scott, if I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know. Mimi will be greatly missed

  18. Scott,Nicole, Miya & families, Just to let you all know our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Mimi was a sweetheart…in high school she was the person that everyone liked…didn’t matter who you were…Mimi treated you nicely. And like someone else had mentioned, even after having not seen her for a long time, when I did, there was no problem talking with her again, she made you feel comfortable, that was Mimi. Although I know you’ll miss her…may you find comfort in knowing she’s now in a much better place & free from all pain. She will always be with you…she will live on in your memories of her…and nothing can ever take them from you.

  19. Nicole, I am so very sorry to hear about your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts. With deepest sympathy and love, Jen

  20. Miya and family, I was very sorry to hear of your loss. I pray that God will give you strength during this difficult time.

  21. Mimi was a close friend and neighbor of mine for many years when we were growing up… I will never forget the fond childhood memories…. Mimi, may you fly with the Angels above..and help those that are need…. Love Kathy

  22. I was shocked to pull up the website and see Mimi’s name. I went to school with her. I am saddened to know that she is gone. I shall hold all of you in my heartfelt prayers from my deepest sympathy on your loss.

  23. Dear Scott and Sarap Family, Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Mimi was a terrific girl, she will be greatly missed. We were happy to visit with her at our class reunion. God Bless Bill and Paulette Galiotos

  24. Dear Scott and the Sarap family, we are so sorry for your loss. Mimi will be greatly missed. We will remember the good times–most recently the Class Reunion in November 2005. We enjoyed her so much that weekend. Mimi had a heart of gold and a smile that warmed your heart. She was such a great person. I will always cherish our friendship. I know she is at peace now. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Patty & Al DiAntonio

  25. Oh Miya, I am so sorry! I just pulled up this website to check Milo’s arrangements and was so saddened to find Mimi’s name on the list. Zac & Tay were always happy when she was preparing sandwiches at Sheetz because she was the best. I am extremely sorry I didn’t pay my respects. She truly was a sweetheart and will be missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, and if there is anything we can do, please let us know. Susan, Zac & Taylor

  26. Miya, I am so sorry for your loss. Cancer is such a horrible disease – hold on to those happy memories of Mimi and hold tightly to your family. prayers for you and your family,

  27. I was a good friend and neighbor of the Sarap’s. Mimi was always the sweetest girl and I’m so sorry she’s gone. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  28. Mimi, You will be missed dearly but I know you are no longer enduring pain and that helps. Your beautiful smile I will remember always.

  29. My deepest condolences to the family and significant partner for the loss of such a great person. Mimi was a very special person and she will be sadly missed. I am so fortunate to have known her and to have seen her at our high school reunion November 2005. I will never forget her courage and grace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Kim

  30. Miya, So sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. My heart truly goes out to you and your family at this time of sorrow. I pray that the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort will comfort you and your families’ hearts as you grieve the loss, and remember the happy memories with Mimi.

  31. Mimi was my little Serbian sister and I will never forget her. My thoughts and prayers go out to Scott and Mimi’s family. May God bless you all!!

  32. My deepest heartfelt condolences at the news about Mimi. I knew her when she worked at the Hidaway Club. She always made me smile. Tommy Wyatt


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