WEIR, John W. "Jack," 79, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Park Health Center, St. Clairsville.
He was born July 13, 1934 at Shepardstown, Belmont County, a son of the late George William and Mary Catherine Lukasko Weir.
John was retired from Consol Coal Company's Mahoning Valley Mine at Egypt Valley, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, a life member of St. Clairsville High School Alumni Association, a 33-year member of AA, Harrison County Democratic Chair, Harrison County JCs, New Athens VFD, UMWA # 1506, and an avid golfer who loved to play at the Cadiz Country Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Christopher Weir; an infant brother, Adam Weir; and brother, Sgt. Donald George Weir, who was killed in action in Korea; and a nephew, Vincent George Negroski.
Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Ann Hawthorne Weir who would have celebrated their 53rd anniversary on July 30th; a daughter, Jacqueline (Paul) Cacciatore of Phoenix, AZ.; a son, James (Susan) Weir of Martins Ferry, OH; a sister, Audrey Joan Negroski and her son, Dr. Donald Negroski and his family all of Sarasota, FL; three grandchildren, Alexandria Weir-Cacciatore, Taylor Wisvari-Weir and Jack Vincent Weir.
Friends will be received Friday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville with Fr. Thomas Chillog officiating. Burial at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital Memorial/Honor Program 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105- 9956.
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