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Virginia Zagan, 85, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2010, after a courageous battle with parkinson's disease. Born October 31, 1925 in Beech Bottom, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Borza Bogdan. She was also preceded in death by her husband Earl Zagan on November 5, 2009, brothers Charles and John Bogdan and niece Linda Quesenberry. For 33 years, Mrs. Zagan worked for the City of Weirton, having served as Executive Secretary for former Mayor Tom Millsop through the term of Mayor Don Mentzer. An avid bridge player, Virginia enjoyed traveling around the world with her husband, Earl. She was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Weir High Class of 1943, 52 year member of the Tea Rose Twig of Weirton Medical Center, former member of the Weirton Woman's Club and Junior Woman's Club. Mrs. Zagan is survived by her sister in law Minnie Bogdan of Imperial, PA; brother in law John Zagan, Jr. of Canton, OH; nieces and nephews Paulette and Bill Galiotos of Imperial, PA, Darlene and Jim Fliger of Bolivar, OH, John Zagan III and Cynthia Nagy of Columbus, OH; great nieces and nephews, Kathy Fliger and her fianc , Michael Shoffner, April Hickle, Desa Quesenberry, Karilynn Galiotos, Adam (Lacy) Fliger, Andrew (Lanette) Fliger, Charlie May and Bill Galiotos and great-great nieces Alexis Fliger and Layna Hickle; Godchildren, Michael and Melanie Baly; caregivers, Nancy, Nila, Peggy, Shari, Melissa, and Betty. Friends will be received Friday 2-7pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be held 11am Saturday. The Very Reverend Father Theodore Shomsky will officiate. Entombment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Hospice 10686 State Route 150 Rayland, OH 43943 or American Parkinson's Disease Association Parkinson's Plaza 135 Parkinson Avenue Staten Island, NY 10305-1425 or to the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church 604 Colliers Way Weirton, WV 26062 Share tributes and memories at

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  1. Minnie, Paulette and Family: my thoughts and prayers are with you all in the loss of dear Aunt Virginia . She was quite a lady ! She loved you like her own daughter Paulette .

  2. Our deepest sympathy to Virginia’s family. Earl and Virginia were good friends of my parents, Dick and Kitty Mort, for many years. Sincerely, Rich and Vaughna Mort

  3. Minnie, Cindy & Paulette and family, we are sad for your loss. She was always so special and loved you all with a smile. We are going out of town for the weekend, but know we are thinking of you and keeping you all in our prayers. Love Mitch & Stevie & family.

  4. Minnie, Paulette and Bill and Family, So many fond memories with Virginia – our walks around Marland Hgts, visiting Virginia in FL, the many bridge games etc. Virginia always has had the prettiest smile – even during these past few years her smile was beautiful – she was a lovely person,both inside and outward. We cherish our years of friendship. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Pat

  5. Dear Paulette, Bill and family Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. She was such a nice, classy lady, and will be fondly remembered Karen

  6. Our thoughts of Virginia has always been very highly. She is now with Earl up in heaven waiting for all of her love ones. May God keep you strong during this time of sorrow. IF you should need us, please call. love you all

  7. We are sorry to hear of the passing of Virgnia. I have many fond memories of working with her at the City of Weirton. We had a great group working for the City back in those days. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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