rose barnabei
Rose Barnabei, 83, of Weirton, passed away November 7, 2004, at Mercy Hospital in Pittsbugh, PA. She was born June 1, 1921 in Ida May, WV. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes Kolich Bartolovich. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Joseph, Matthew and John Bartolovich and sisters Ann Stanich and Kathryn Hecathorne. Rose worked as a beautician for Ann's Beauty Shop. She was a homemaker, mother and housewife. She was a member of St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Weirton, The Legion of Mary, and Christian Mothers. She was a volunteer for the Weirton Medical Center, was very active in school PTA, was a den mother and an avid bowler. She is survived by her husband Fred A Barnabei whom she married June 14, 1941. She has two sons; Dr. Fred Barnabei and his wife Sharon of Augusta, GA; Richard Barnabei and his wife Patti of Weirton; five grandchildren; Fred, Brian, Beth and Marcy Barnabei and Stacy Loverde; three great grandchildren Sydney, Samantha and Addison Loverde; two sisters Mary Ann Vucic and Barbara Pete both of Weirton. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7-9:00 PM and Wednesday from 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV, where a prayer service will be held Wednesday at 2:30 PM in the funeral home. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be Thursday, 10:00 AM at St Joseph the Worker Church, Weirton. Interment will be at St Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions can be made to St Joseph the Worker Church, 229 California Ave, Weirton or Madonna High School, Park Ave, Weirton, WV 26062 Share tributes with her family at

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  1. Dr. Barnabei & Family, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. Kim

  2. Fred, Sharon and family: Our thoughts are with you and we pray that all is well in this most difficult time. Clint Bryant.

  3. May the peace of God strengthen you and your family and may He be your very present help. Praying for you and your family.

  4. Fred, Sharon & family, My prayers and deepest sympathy are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

  5. Dear Fred and Family: Please accept our sincerest sympathy on your loss. My prayer is that Our Dear Lord will be your comfort and peace today and in the days ahead and His sweet assurance that your loved one is with her Lord. Love, Sam & Josie Cekinovich

  6. Rick and Patti….Remembering you and your family in prayers at this time of great loss and sorrow. Mary and Ernest Freeland

  7. Mr.Fred Barnabei, Fred and Sharon: We were fortunenate to have met Rose at the wedding. Our love and best to you at this time of need. Al and Sharon Loverde

  8. May it comfort you to know how dearly you are thought about at this time and may your memories be filled with love and help to ease the pain of your loss. Bob and Dannie Mays

  9. Fred and Sharon, my thoughts and heart are with you and your family in this time of sadness. Please not we care for you. Charlotte R. Price ASU Department of Nursing

  10. Dear Fred Barnabei and Family, Please accept my most sincere condolences on your recent loss. I will keep you in my thoughts.

  11. Fred, I am so sorry to hear about your mother, but I am glad you can be there for your Dad. Let me know if there is anything we can do. Bill & Lynn

  12. Dear Fred, Please know that many are remembering you and your family during this time of great loss. Warmest regards, Don and Dee Dee Howard

  13. Dear Family of Rose Barnabei, Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. We know Rose was a wonderful and hard working woman by the wonderful and hard working family that she raised, like our Fred whom we love and adore. May her memory comfort and bless you. Jim and Michelle Benedict

  14. Dr. “B”: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God give you strength to meet your needs. Hold tight to your memories and rest on His promises. We love you. Pat Hyatt ASU Career Center

  15. Dr. Barnabei, May the Peace of the Lord comfort and strengthen you and yours during this time in your life. Charles Jenks College of Education

  16. Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. She sounds like she was a special person. She certainly raised one.

  17. Fred, Sharon, and Family, We extend our deepest condolences to you. We share your sorrow at the loss of your dear mother, Rose. We pray that loving memories will ease your loss and bring you comfort. May faith and love sustain you now and for the days ahead. Those who pass before us are forever in our hearts. We simply and sincerely send our love. Frank and Jean Chou

  18. To Dr. Barnabei and Family, On Behald of East Central Regional Hospital Consumers, Staff, and Families I extend our condolences at the passing of your Mother. We wish you and yours the very best at this time and are thinking of you. Martha Ness, Activity Therapy Coordinator

  19. To Dr. Barnabei and Family, On Behald of East Central Regional Hospital Consumers, Staff, and Families I extend our condolences at the passing of your Mother. We wish you and yours the very best at this time and are thinking of you. Martha Ness, Activity Therapy Coordinator

  20. Dear Fred and Family, Bob and I are keeping you in our prayers. Your loss touches me deeply as I think of my own dear mother in my beloved state of West Virginia. I know your Mother was a wonderful woman, based on the integrity and generosity of her son… and I know she will be missed greatly. Best Wishes and God Bless, Bob and Marty

  21. From all the staff at East Central Regional Hospital in Gracewood, Georgia, may God bless and comfort you during this time of loss.

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