Patience Virginia Mackey, 71, of Weirton, passed away June 12, 2007 at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born October 17, 1935 in Clarksburg, WV, a daughter of the late Herbert Murphy and Marcia Loosemore Virden. Patience was also preceded in death by her son Donald Ford Mackey and grandson Nicholas Adam Zajac. Patience was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Weirton, the Weirton Osteopathic Hospital Guild and was past president of the Eagles Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband Lester Mackey; son Douglas James Mackey and his wife Terri; daughters Cindy Rae Zajac and her husband John all of Weirton and Rebecca Jane Merriner of Rogersville, PA; sister Judy Colley and her husband William of Wellsburg, WV; grandchildren Joshua Mackey, Christopher Zajac, Daniel Mackey, Brianna Evans and Herbert Merriner, and 5 great grandchildren. Friends will be received Friday from 9 until the 11 AM Memorial Service at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Reverend Marvin Taylor will officiate. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Share your tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Doug and family, Sorry to hear of your loss, even tho it has been about 34 years, I remember how nice your mom and dad were.. she was a special lady. Thoughts and prayers goes out to your entire family. Sincerely, Kathy

  2. Becky & Brianna, Our deepest sympathy to you and your extended family. We are very sorry for the loss of your Mother / Grandmother. I’m sure she will be greatly missed. If there is anything thing you need don’t hesitate to let us know.

  3. “What makes a Grandma special? Why is she so dear? When we think about our Grandma The reasons are quite clear Our Grandma loved us dearly We felt it every time We came to visit Grandma It made her bright eyes shine We could tell it made her happy When we’d spend our time with her She’d laugh and play and hug us These sweet memories will endure! We Love you! We’ll miss you.

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