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On May 4, 2008, at 1:35AM, at the age of 92, Janie McQuade made "last call". She was born January 21, 1916 in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Harry and Mary Frum. Her husband Robert John McQuade, son Robert John McQuade, Jr., brother Harry and sister Audrey also preceded her in death. Janie was a retired club manager with 57 years of service. She was a loving and devoted, mother, grammy and Sunday School teacher. She was an avid supporter of St Jude Children's Hospital and donated clothing to many orphanages in need. She was Episcopalian by faith. Janie is survived by her daughter Michelle Karas and her husband Ron of Weirton; granddaughters Ashley Karas, her best friend and Sarah Combs; greatgrandson, Kenny Combs; her brother, retired Air Force Colonel George Frum from San Antonio, TX; and her many friends at the Gables Care Center in Hopedale, OH. Remember her fondly, picture the heavenly gates opening, and Janie says "show time". Services will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial/Honor Program FH, One St. Jude Place, Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148-0552. Arrangements are under the direction of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Share your 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. I fondly remember Janie as one who never met a stranger and always made you feel right at home. I was a good friend of Bobby’s (Slugo)and didn’t know of his passing. We moved to WV in 1985 and had lost touch with all my friends at George’s coffee shop. We used to play pool and go golfing together. Janie was such a special person, a loving personality.. I remember from the Venition and the club in Weirton and of course she was my friends mom. Michelle and family, I’m so sorry for your loss, both Bobby and your mom. Could someone please email me what happened to Bobby and where he’s interned so I may pay my respects? terry1.clark@yahoo.com Thank you and God bless, Terry Clark Wheeling, WV

  2. michelle&family, so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing, my thoughts and prayer’s are with you all valerie(bob evans)

  3. Michelle and ASHLEY thinking of you and so sorry for your loss janie was one in a million had alot of good laughs with her at gables i miss her in the mornings when i walk down the hall …i waved to her every morning and chatted with her every afternoon…she will be very missed by so many of us hope to see you both again sometime love you guys laura…

  4. Michelle and family, My deepest sympathy to you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Michele and family, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I remember your Mom from the days we worked together at Gaudio’s. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Michelle, Ron and Ash, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We really didn’t know your mom/grammy, but if mom and daugher are alike, we know she was a good person. Your fond memories will get you through this time. May God give you the strength you need. Love you, Joe & Diana

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