Nick "Fido" Wounaris, 84, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born December 19, 1925 in Weirton, he was a son of the late William and Kathryn Wounaris. He was also preceded in death by his daughters Mary Ann and Stephanie Wounaris and brothers Steve and Stelios Wounaris. Nick retired from Weirton Steel where he worked in the Open Hearth and Caster Department. He was a member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church and WSX 25-Year Club. Nick truly enjoyed fishing at Lake Erie and the local lakes with his family and friends. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Wounaris is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Ann "Babe" Keser Wounaris; son Nick Wounaris, Jr. of Charleston, WV; daughter Antoinette "Shine" Fair and her husband Bill of Weirton; sisters Mary Madias and Athena Vafias both of Detroit, Michigan; grandchildren Amy Sargent and William Fair and great-grandson William Jackson Fair. There will be no visitation. The Reverend Father Frank Milanese will celebrate the private funeral services at the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. Interment will be in the Paris Cemetery, Paris, PA where Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Arrangements are under the direction of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 3528 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062 or Hancock County Animal Shelter, P. O. Box 508, New Manchester, WV 26056.

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  1. Shine~Bill and family We are so sorry to hear about your dad. You will be in our prayers…we both know how hard the next few weeks will be– ….hec..months….that turn into years…. Love you…

  2. Dear Mrs. Wounaris and family, You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. I’ll always remember his smile and the stories of “the good old days.” May God comfort you with His Love and Grace. May Nick’s memory be eternal!

  3. Our sorrow goes out to the remaining Wounaris Family. My Dad and Fido worked many years together in the Open Hearth and were long time fishing buddies. There were many a fish story told at the 201 Club on main st. North Weirton.

  4. Mrs. Wounaris, Shine and Family: So very sorry for your loss. We are in FL but I read it online. We’ll be home soon and if we can be of any help ever, please know you can call on us anytime. May God Bless & Comfort You!

  5. Aunt Babe & Family, I am so so sorry about Uncle Fido. I can’t find the words to tell you how sorry I am. I will always remember the fun times at your house in New Cumberland. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. We love you Stella & Mike and Family

  6. Dear Shine and Family, My sincere sympathy in the loss of your father. My father passed away almost seven years ago already so I know what you are going through. Our fathers were part of a hard-working, dedicated generation. May we honor their memories by the way we live our lives. Love to you and your family. Sandi (Lisheski) Gajtka and Family

  7. Shine, So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I just found out about his death. Please know you and your family are in my prayers. Kathy Mihalo

  8. Shine, So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I just found out about his death. Please know you and your family are in my prayers. Kathy Mihalyo

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