wallace (wuz) jeffe
Wallace Joseph (Wuz) Jeffe, 84 of Weirton, died Wednesday March 20, 2002 at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born on June 7, 1917 in Farrell, PA, the son of the late Frank and Christina Cola Gife. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Rose Nonno, Caroline and Joan Miglorato He retired as a general foreman in the Open Hearth, after 40 years of service with Weirton Steel. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II, where he saw combat throughout the South Pacific. Wallace was a member of Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church, Life member of the VFW Post 2716, Past Commander of the American Legion Post 10, Life member of the Pleasant Valley Country Club, B.P.O.E. 1801, Moose Lodge 688, Serbian Men’s Club, Weirton Steel 25 year club, AARP and Three Score Senior Citizens Club. Surviving, include his wife Helen Kamarec Jeffe ; his two sons, Wallace Joseph (Wuz) Jeffe, Jr. and his wife Becki of Weirton, WV, Frank and his wife Karen Jeffe of Newtown, CT.; his daughter, Barbara Willets and her husband, Ken of Mt Airy, MD; grandchildren, Cathy and Mark Willets, Dean and Kristin Jeffe, Sarah and Jason Jeffe; great grandchildren, Mikayla Willets and Mike Fry Visitation will be 1-3 & 7-9 PM Sunday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton. Additional visitation will be Monday from 11 AM until time of service at 12 noon at the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church 608 Colliers Way Weirton, WV Rev. Fr Theodore Shomsky will officiate. Interment will follow at Saint Nicholas Orthodox Cemetery with Military Graveside services held by the American legion Post 10 Honor Guard, VFW 2716 Firing Squad and the Tri State Marine Corp. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church 608 Colliers Way Weirton, WV 26062. Guest registry/send condolences at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. To the family of Wuz Jeffe, you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband and father. I too will miss my good friend and will cherish our good times at PVCC. May the Lord be with you all in your time of sorrow. Nick Kundrat 1318 Hafford Road Virginia Beach, VA 23464

  2. I am sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Jeffe as being a wonderful person and I know he will be missed by his family and friends.

  3. Wuz, I will always cherish the wonderful times you, Frank and I enjoyed. Whether it was a few holes of golf or you just beating the heck out of us in a game of pool. I’ll remember you fondly this weekend with a shot and a beer ! May God Bless your soul.

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