stewart pitcock
Stewart W. Pitcock, 90, of Weirton, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born April 17, 1923 in New Cumberland, WV, he was the son of the late Herman and Catherine McCormick Pitcock. He was also preceded in death by his wife Nettie Elizabeth Jones Pitcock who died April 8, 2010, brothers Wayne, Sherman, Robert, Gale and Kenneth Pitcock and sisters Ruth Redick and Dorothy Wargacki. With over 36 years of service, Mr. Pitcock retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a crane operator for the Finish Product Warehouse. He was a lifetime member of the New Cumberland VFW #3526 and the WSX 25-Year Club. Corporal Pitcock served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater where he was a gun crewman, having served as cannoneer of a 105 war howitzer for the United States Army during World War II. He is survived by his son Gary A. Pitcock and his wife Bernice and granddaughter Jaime Halligan her husband Kurt all of Weirton Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be celebrated 11AM Monday. The Reverend William Stout will officiate. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens where Military Rites will be conducted by the Adam Poe Post #3526 VFW Honor Guard of New Cumberland. Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Lions Club, 89 Braxton Road, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. Gary, Bernice,and Jaime, You all know how much we liked Stewart. All our love to you. He’s now with his love and out of pain. Love, JoAnn, Jim and kids.

  2. Jaime ~ So sorry to hear of your Grandfather’s passing. My prayers & deepest sympathy to you all at this time. Take care.

  3. Gary and Bernice So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you, as you go through this difficult time.

  4. Gary,Bernice & Jaime, I am so sorry to hear about your dad (grandfather). He was a great man! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Jennifer, Doug and Emily

  5. Dear Gary and Family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Bill and Paulette Galiotos Minnie Bogdan

  6. Gary&Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was my Penn-Way buddy.Sure going to miss him. My deepest sympathy.

  7. Gary, Bernice & Jaime, I am sorry to learn of the recent passing of a father, father-in-law and grandfather to your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Dear Gary, We were sorry to hear of your fathers death. Please know our thoughts, prayers and Love are with you and your family.

  9. I’m very sorry for your loss. I wish I could have been there to support you like you were there when my father passed away last year. I’ll be praying for you.

  10. Dear Gary, On behalf of the Payton, Stewart, and Frierson Family, we offer you our deepest condolences. You most certainly have our deepest sympathy. With sincere respect.

  11. Gary and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad, I just found out today. I was on vacation that week and when I returned to work no one had told me. May your Dad RIP and for you to find comfort in knowing he is with your dear Mother in God’s care. You are in my thoughts and prayers, Tina Carnes

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