nathan simakis
Nathan Randall Simakis, 29, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at his home. Born October 15, 1984 in Steubenville, OH he was a son of Rochelle Simakis Riel of Weirton and Douglas R. Smith of Alpharetta, GA. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Michael J. Simakis. Nathan was Catholic by faith and was an auto technician at Snyder Tire in Wintersville, OH. In addition to his parents, Nathan is survived by his daughter Natalie Simakis, brothers Aaron Simakis, David Riel and Kanoa Smith; sisters Nadia Riel and Calista Smith; grandmother Laura J. Simakis; grandfather Raymond Smith; aunt Paula McGrogan; uncles Roger Rippeth and Jeffrey Smith and cousins Amber and Rachel McGrogan. Visitation will be held Sunday 4-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be conducted 11am Monday, March 3, 2014. The Reverend Father Larry Dorsch will officiate. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV.

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  1. Laura and families, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Another person who left this world way too soon. Please know I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Sending my deepest sympathies, Laura. God Bless, Nancy

  2. Rochelle sorry for your loss.Nathan was a great friend and had a great heart he will be missed..Fred(Louise) from Stateline Restaurant… here is a poem for you……Just close your eyes and you will see,.All the memories that you have for me,.Just sit and relax and you will find,.Im really still there inside your mind,.Dont cry for me now Im gone,.For I am in the land of song,.There is no. Pain, there is no fear,.So dry away that silent tear,.Dont think of me in the dark and cold,.For here I am, no longer in pain,.Im in that place fulled with love,.Known to all as “Upabove”

  3. Cousin. There are no words I can say to express how sorry I am. Know ,well, that I am here for You and the Kids. I can’t even imagine what You must be enduring. I Love You All. Your Cousin, Tommy.

  4. Nathan,my son,your forever in my heart,and I will keep you with me forever and ever.i love you,always n forever

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