steve korzi
Steve J. Korzi, 87, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2010, with his family at his side. Born June 17, 1923 in Windber, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late John and Anna Legan Korzi. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Barbara J. Korzi, brothers, John, Joe and George and Andy Korzi; and his sister Mary Figula. With over 30 years of service, Mr. Korzi retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a brakeman on the railroad. He served with the United States Navy during World War II. An avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, Steve enjoyed spending time with his family especially after church on Sunday, where he would prepare his famous pork and sauerkraut in preparation for the big game. He enjoyed bowling, where he bowled for Saint Joseph in the Church League and also in the Weirton Steel League. For relaxation Steve could be found doing a word search puzzle or playing pinochle or just listening to Polka music. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Three Score Seniors, Knights of Columbus 3734, American Legion Post 10 and formerly served as an usher for St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Steve is survived by his wife Pauline M. Seganos Korzi of Weirton; son Steven "Gerry" Korzi and his wife Joanne of Lawrenceville, GA; daughters Catherine A. Barnabei and her husband Paul of Weirton, Deborah S. Kemp and her husband Mick of Toronto, OH, Dr. Carol A. Korzi and her husband Dave Kukura of Weirton and Jennifer L. Walter and her husband Dave of Sugar Hill, GA; six grandchildren Jamie and Chester Barnabei, Ryan and Daniel Kemp and Taylor and Nathan Walter. Friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where the Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6PM. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Friday at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church with Father Joseph Augustine officiating. Entombment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton where Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 200 Preston Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. Uncle Steve was one of a kind. You could always count on him to put a smile on your face. He will be greatly missed, especially during pinochle. Thoughts and prayers to all of the family. Love you!!!

  2. Pauline and family, I am saddened to learn of your loss. Steve was the greatest neighbor anyone could have . He was always there to help. He loved his family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. With my love, Jerry Hamill

  3. To the Korzi Family Sorry to hear about your husband/father. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Joyce (Mott) Thompson

  4. Dear Korzi family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in the days ahead with the special memories each of you cherish of your father. He obviously raised a wonderful family.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. I will continue to have Carol and all of her family in my thoughts and prayers. Ramona

  6. Jenny, Carol, and the entire Korzi family, Please know that I’m sending love and prayers your way. I have great memories of Mr. Korzi while I was growing up. I just now found out about his passing and have missed the funeral home visitation…I’m so sorry! Love & blessings, Beth

  7. Debbie, I was so saddened to hear of your father’s passing. Remember you will always feel your father’s love within your heart. May you know the peace and love of our Lord to help you through the tough times. God’s blessings to you and your family. With deepest sympathy, Shirley Kinyo

  8. Dear Korzi Family, I’m so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. He was so helpful to me in my quest to be your councilman. I know that the Lord has taken him into his arms. You are all in my prayers.

  9. Dear Cathy, Paul, and family We are very sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May he rest in peace. You and your family will be in our prayers. Love, Steve, Susie, Steven and Ashlee Powell

  10. Debbie, I am so sorry to hear that your father passed away! May God bless all of you during this sorrowful time!

  11. Aunt Pauline and Family, So sorry to hear about Uncle Steve’s passing. We agree with Gerry, Heaven has just upgraded with Uncle Steve’s arrival there. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love You.

  12. To the Korzi family, You have our deepest condolences on your recent loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. Dear Korzi family,Our condolences to you on the loss of your beloved father Steve. I know your loss is great and sorrow is felt by all he touched in his life.

  14. We are so very sorry for your loss and are sending all of our prayers and love to all of you.

  15. Debbie, I’m sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I know how close you are to your family. May he rest in peace.

  16. Dr. Carol and Family, Our sincerest condolences on the loss of Your Father. May God grant You all understanding, Love and Peace in this trying time. God Bless. Dr. Carol’s old classmate & patient. Tommy Wyatt & Family

  17. Debbie and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I know how close all of your family are. He is at peace with our Lord. My prayers are with you. God Bless you Karen and Family

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