Ted L. Krukowski, 92, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He was born December 21, 1912 in Natrona, PA the son of the late John and Frances Derewicz Krukowski. His first wife, Helen Krukowski; son, Robert T. Krukowski; brothers, Henry and Ralph 'Red' Krukowski; and sister, Anna Alfaro also preceded him. Ted retired from the National Steel Co, Weirton Division where he worked as a steel maker-melter. He was a member of the WSX 25 year club and was Catholic by faith. During his retirement years, Ted enjoyed his lifelong passions of line dancing and gardening. He is survived by his wife Stella Cutone Krukowski of Weirton; daughters Esther Kluge and husband Robert of Rochester, MN and Rainell Newman and husband Ronald of Las Vegas, Nev; brother Anthony Krukowski of Ashburn, VA; and sisters Jean Mattera of Flushing, NY and Eugena “Jean” Cain of New Cumberland, WV. He has six grandchildren; Laura Beth Kluge; Justin and Eric Newman; Brooke, Mallory, and Alexis Cutone. Visitation will be Monday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV where services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Entombment will be at St. Paul Cemetery Mausoleum, Weirton. Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. My dearest family members, It is with a heavy heart that I pen this note. Due to my own family commitments I am unable to be with you physically. But please know, that you are endlessly in my thoughts during this sad time. I’ve always had a deep affection for Uncle Ted, his boundless energy and never ending strength. Something we could all use a dose of. I will miss hearing the stories of his tomatoe and pepper gardens, his delightful line dancing events and his compassion for the pierogie. I will always and forever remember him. My deepest sympathy to you one and all as we all had a different relationship with him and will cherish those thoughts for many years to come. Love, Marsha L. Naymick

  2. My deepest sympathies in the very sudden loss of your husband and father. I have known Mr. Krukowski for many years, having met him while working for Tom Koumaros and then he continued to be our client after Mr. Koumaros passed away. I saw him 2 weeks ago in Wal Mart and he looked fabulous, as he always did. We spoke briefly and I asked how the family was. It has been an honor and a pleasure knowing Mr. Krukowski. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time and I am sure Mr. Krukowski is “dancing” his way into heaven. God Bless all of you.

  3. I did not know Mr. Krukowski very well, however I have been servicing him for 11 years at Hancock County Savings Bank. He was one of my very favorite customers at the bank. He always had a smile and was always pleasant to wait on. I was very saddened to see that he had passed and would never have guessed he was 92. He was very young for his age. My condolences to his family. He will be missed.

  4. Dear Rainey and Family, I don’t know if you remember me but Mary Lemsky was my Grandmother. We lived on Beverly Ave. when I was small (thats where I remember you from) then we moved 10 houses from your Mom and Dad on Brightway. Please accept my deepest sympathy from our family. My Dad would have been in to see you all but he is out of town. Your Dad would always come up to me when I would run into him and say, “Aren’t you Irene’s boy?” To which I would reply “yes” and then we would laugh. No one could have ever guessed his age! May God Bless you and your family and have a safe trip back home. Sincerely, Mark Cummings and Family

  5. Dear Esther, So sorry about the passing of your father. You have my deepest sympathy. I lost my mom the middle of September and I know what you are going through. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Gerry LaPosta Banketas

  6. Dear Rainell and Family, I am so sorry to learn of your father’s passing. It was always a treat to meet him whenever he was visiting you. He was always smiling and was so young at heart. May your many memories of laughter -joy – and special times with him overshadow the sadness you are feeling now. Thank you for the opportunity we were given to meet him and to visit with him. God Bless you and Stella, and your family with comfort. Always, Julie

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