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Ola Zapotoczny, 75, of Weirton, WV, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 in the Acuity Specialty Hospital, Weirton. She was born January 2, 1940 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Joseph and Goldie Garett Stathakis. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Becky, brothers Manuel and Stevie Stathakis and sisters Maria Krupica and Dorothy Young. For over 35 years, Ola worked for Esquire Cleaners in both Weirton and Steubenville. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church and the PNA. Ola is survived by her husband Frank Zapotoczny of Weirton, whom she married January 7, 1968; two sons George (Cheryl) Zapotoczny of King George, VA and John (Aidana) Zapotoczny of Weirton; two step-sons Frank (Rebecca) Zapotoczny of Massillon, OH, and Wayne Zapotoczny of Weirton; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday 3-6 pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be celebrated 10am Wednesday. The Reverend Father Anthony G. Thurston will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

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  1. So very sad to hear of Ola’s passing. She was a wonderful person. I remember her well from Esquire Cleaners at the corner of Colliers Way and Pennsylvania Avenue. Always had a smile and a quick wit that got you laughing. May she rest in eternal peace. Prayers for the family in this difficult time.

  2. Dear Uncle Frank, George, & John Paul: Please know that my sympathy is with you! I will greatly miss her!! I\’m going to miss her phone calls and our conversations and the love she showed me through the years! She loved life and was always going to do things her way!! She will live through her sons and the love in your hearts!! She will always be beside you!

    Love, Your Cousin Marie

  3. Frank and family. I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept our sympathy and prayers for her at this sad time. Wish you and the family the best and have strength at this difficult time.

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