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Ronald P. Read, 50, of Weirton, passed away Monday, February 28, 2005 at the Weirton Medical Center. Born August 29, 1954 in Altoona, PA, he was the son of Virginia Wilt Read of Stoystown, PA and the late Thomas Read. He is also preceded in death by a brother Robert Read. Ronald was the owner and operator of Ron’s Lawn Service in Weirton, was a former employee of Eastern Airlines where he worked for 15 years and was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Pamela (Bailey) Read of Weirton; son Ronnie Read, Jr. at home; daughters Kelly Read of Greentree, PA and Shaunna Read at home; brothers Thomas Read, Jr. of Pennsylvania, Paul Read of North Carolina, Bill Read of Louisiana and Phillip Read of Pennsylvania; sisters Mary Kay Frye of North Carolina and Donna Sambol, Emily Frazier and Leora Read all of Pennsylvania. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday 7-9PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Saturday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Paul Cemetery in Weirton. Please consider a contribution in memory of Ronald to the St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church Building Fund, 229 California Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Kelly, You and your family are in our thoughts and our prayers during this difficult time.

  2. Kelly, I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. All of you are in my prayers through this tragic time.

  3. Kelly and Family, I am very sorry to hear about the your lose. If there is anything that you need or if you just want to talk I want you to know that I have been through the same and it is very hard to deal with. Sometimes a familiar voice can help out a little. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Pam, Shaunna and Ronnie, We were saddened to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. If you need anything, please let us know.

  5. Kelly, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during your time of sorrow. May God give you comfort in your time of need.

  6. To the entire Read Family, especially Kelly, my deepest sympathy. I am sorry about your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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