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Richard Francis Fiedorczyk, Sr.

September 30, 1949 August 10, 2018
Richard Francis Fiedorczyk, Sr.
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Obituary for Richard Francis Fiedorczyk, Sr.

Richard F. Fiedorczyk, Sr., 68, of Weirton passed away , with his family at his side,on Friday August 10, 2018.

Rich died from complications of Parkinson's disease, a battle he fought for over 15 years.

Born in Steubenville, OH, on September 30, 1949, Rich was a son of the late Stanley and Arlene Morris Fiedorczyk. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley and Michael; and his sister, Barbara Fiedorczyk.

Richard graduated from Weir High School in 1969, and went to work at Starvaggi Industries. After seven years he was hired by Weirton Steel, where he worked 25 years as roller on the number 7 tandem in the strip mill. He also owned and operated the Hideaway Club in Weirton.

In his free time Rich enjoyed working the chains for 30 years for Weir High Football games, working on his cars, and cheering on his favorite Pittsburgh teams, Penguins, Pirates and especially his Steelers. He loved playing golf and bocce and spending time with his friends at the K of C, but most of all Rich cherished time spent with his family.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Weirton; Knights of Columbus 3734, where he was a past officer; and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club.

He will be remembered with love by his wifeof 45 years, Mary J. Chambers Fiedorczyk, whom he married on February 3, 1973; his son, Richard F. Fiedorczyk, Jr. and his wife Michelle; his daughter, Jocilyn Fiedorczyk and James Allen; his brother, Alex and Peggy Fiedorczyk, all of Weirton, WV; his sister, Theresa and Joe Baluh of Mount Pleasant, PA; his godchildren, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Fiedorczyk and Dr. Alanna Pritts; sister in law, Betty Fiedorczyk; several nieces nephews and great nieces and nephews; many great friends and last but not least his warrior dog, Onika.

Visitation will be 12-3 and 6-8 PM Sunday, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV

Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited 6:30 PM on Sunday at the funeral home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 PM Monday at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Weirton

Interment will follow at Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Weirton

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church 200 Preston Avenue Weirton, WV 26062

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Visitation

Sunday

12

Aug

12:00 PM 8/12/2018 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/12/2018 3:00:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street Weirton 26062 WV
United States

Visitation

Sunday

12

Aug

6:00 PM 8/12/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street Weirton 26062 WV
United States

Service

Monday

13

Aug

2:00 PM 8/13/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/13/2018 3:00:00 PM
Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church

200 Preston Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062

Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church
200 Preston Avenue Weirton 26062 WV
US

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Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church

200 Preston Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062
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