Robert Louis Mark of Weirton, a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, under the diligent care of his family and Valley Hospice. He was 90 years old. He was born on August 24, 1931, the son of the late Louie and Susie Lazorak Mark. Robert served his country with pride in the United States Army during the Korean War. Robert nourished his faith at Saint Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Weirton and was a member of the 1949 graduating class of Follansbee High School. Robert spent twenty-five plus years with the Prudential Life Insurance Company in Steubenville. His attention to detail went beyond his office through his actions and the advocacy he had for many people that came into his life. He was a soldier of Christ, doing God’s work on earth. His family describes him as a generous, loving, outgoing individual. The love he had for his family and the attentiveness he exhibited throughout his life made him a special person to many generations. Robert was a true people person, the many days he would spend at Miller’s Driving Range earned him the title of ‘Grip Master.” Often telling tales of his game and sharing many golf stories of golfing trips with friends throughout the years. Robert was preceded in death by the love of his life and devoted wife Mrs. Ethel Rodak Mark on October 18, 2007, son-in-laws Anthony Pusateri and Shawn Schrockman, and nephew Bobby Bailey. Left to cherish Robert’s memory with love and admiration is his son Robert (Stephanie) Mark of Weirton, daughters, Nanette (Bill) King of New Martinsville, Pamela (Michael) Roberts of McDonald, PA., Marina Pusateri of Millheim, PA., Judy Schrockman of Burgettstown, grandchildren Sean(Lisa) Mark Shane (Cassandra) Mark, Johanna (Charles) Ivanac, Jessica (Chad) Duffield, Bill (Eileen) King, Bryan, and Lauren Roberts, Adam (Mohan) Pusateri, Alex Pusateri, Justin, Kristen, Jacob, and Zachary Schrockman, thirteen great-grandchildren and sister Fran (John) Aftanas. A funeral liturgy will be held Monday, February 14, 2022,10:00 AM at the Saint Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church 3116 Elm Street, Weirton, WV. Fr. Robert Jones will preside. Funeral services can be viewed on YouTube. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Military Honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the American Legion Post 10 Honor Guard. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Saint Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 3116 Elm Street Weirton, WV., 26062 or Valley Hospice 10686 OH-150 Rayland, OH., 43943. The Measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away……Wayne W. Dyer. Mr. Mark’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Share tributes at

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  1. So very for your loss. Your father/grandfather was a wonderful, kind man. May your many memories bring you comfort ♥️

  2. My deepest sympathy to Judy and the entire family. Mr Mark was such a special person. He will be missed by all who knew him.

  3. Mr.Mark was a wonderful gentle man, who has a beautiful family. May his memory be eternal❤️ Rick and Cindy Harcharik

  4. My sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the Mark family. Bob was our family’s agent for a lot years.. He was a great guy and a real gentleman. May he Rest In Peace.

  5. Our sincere prayers to you and your family, Judy. I will always remember how kind and helpful your father was to us when Bob was going through health problems. May God’s Peace and your memories of this wonderful man be with you as you grieve his loss here on earth.

  6. Knowing Mr. Mark was a true honor and blessing. The ways in which he helped my parents and family for as long as I can remember are impossible to recount, just as his devoted friendship and deep care will be impossible to replace. Heaven gained a true angel. May you forever rest in the peace and glory of God, Mr. Mark, and thank you again. You will be sorely missed and never forgotten.

  7. We are praying for all the family as we know how much he will be missed. He was a remarkable man who was always ready to help others. His love of God will give everyone peace at this difficult time. Mr. Mark touched so many lives in the very best way. Our warmest condolences Rick and Renee

  8. A beautiful tribute to a wonderful man and family. I have many fond memories of Mr Mark. My sympathies to the family and all who knew and loved him.

  9. Marina & Family- We are deeply saddened at the loss of your father. He was truly a remarkable man. Matthew has many fond memories of his help at the driving range. Prayers for you all during this very difficult time. Gary, Mary, Sara and Matthew Lyons

  10. With deepest sympathy, from the Brammer family: Karen (Kevin), Ellen (David), Donna, Paula (Dave), and Craig (Joan).

  11. Very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We could not have asked for a better neighbor and friend through the years.

  12. My deepest sympathies to the family. Bob was a great man. As part of the prostate cancer support group for most of my time he always seemed to care more about how the rest of us were doing then he did about himself. I can’t say enough about his care and compassion for others.

  13. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Robert Louis Mark, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Robert Louis Mark, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  14. We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers to all of you. He was such a kind man. The Family of George Lacik

  15. Offering my Sincerest Sympathy to Rob, Steph and all of Mr. Marks family. What a blessing to have had him with you for 90 years and for Bob to have seen his grandchildren and great grandchildren. May he rest in eternal peace.

  16. I have such fond memories of your dad. He was such a kind, loving, caring person. The stories that my dad told(Joe Terranova) was so kindfelt. I hope this picture is a remberance of your dad and the wonderful years spent at Prudential and the great conventions that our families went on. My love and prayers sent during this difficult time.

  17. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  18. So very sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Michael & Toni (Orlando) Gurskey

  19. I remember Bob Mark was our Prudential Insurance man as long as I can remember. The main thing that as a child, was he always had five flavor life savors to give us. As the years passed, Bob always knew me when he saw me somewhere. He and my dad would always have stories for each other. He had this story telling about when ESOP took over Weirton Steel and my dad retired. He told Bob “A bird in the hand is worth 2 in the bush”. For years every time I saw Bob, he would relate this story to me. May God Bless you with comfort that only He can give at this time..

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