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PAGE 2 Friday, November 26, 201.0 ELIZABETH OL Oieska, Elizabeth. 92, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday. November 16, 2010 in Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. Born June 15, 1918 in A liquippa, Pa., she was a daughter of the late George and Anna Juba Oleska. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Oleska, and sisters Anna Tobias, Mar), Klasll, Bertha Tempos and Helen Drelick. For 24 years, Elizabeth worked in the Ready-To- Wear Department for Stone & Thomas. She also worked for Fisher's Department Store. She was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. Miss Oleska is suived by several loving nieces and nephews, Friends arrangements by the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, W.Va. Funeral liturgy with Mass was celebrated on Thursday, Novembe 18, 20 ! 0, at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, with The Reverend Father Larry Dorsch officiating. Interment in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, i 40 Walnut St., Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com. DOMINIC T. PUCCI, JR. Pucci, Dominic T. Jr., 69, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010, in the Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. Born May 27, 1941 in Wellsville, Ohio, he wasa son of the late Dominic T. and Mary Bonidie Pucci Sr: With 29 years of service, Dominic retired t'rom Weirton Steel where he worked as a certified electronic technician. He also owned and operated Pucci Home Electronics for 35 years. Fie was a metaaberofSL Paul Roman Catholic Cilurch, Knights of Columbus 3734, having served at Grand Knight for two and a half temas, K of C Fourth DegreeAssembly, Italian Sons and Daughters of America and the N.R.A. He served his country in the United States Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, D. ominic T. Pucci I!1 on June 4, 1995; and granddaughter Sarah Dawn Smalley on June 25, 2005. Mr. Pucci is survived by his wile, Maria Pia Rossi Pucci of Weirton: son, Dr. Aide Pucci and his wife, Sandy; daughter. Mariella Smalley and her husband, Hobie; daughter-in-law, Mindy Pucci, all of Weirton; brothers, Arthur Pucci of COlumbus, Ohio, Dr. Donald Pucci of Phoenix, Ariz., and Ronald Pucci of Wellsville, Ohio. and sister, Mary Frost and her husband, Fred of Wellsville, Ohio; and grandchildren, Aide Pucci Jr.; Maria Pucci, Dominic Pucci IQ, and Jessie Smalley. Funeral arrangements by the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St.., Weirton. Funeral liturgy with Mass was celebrated on Friday. November 19, 2010, at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, with The Rev. Father Dean Borgmeyer officiating. Interment in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton, with military services conducted by the American Legion Firing Squad. PATSY "PAT" SELLITTI Sellitti, Patsy "Pat," 76, of Weirton, died peacefully on November 16, 2010 at home. He was born September 5, 1934 in Weirton, the son of the late John and Paulina Pirraglia Sellitti. Considered a Irominent tri-state area masonry contractor and entrepreneur; Pat built over 600 ho]nes in Weirton and surrounding areas. During his 50-plus Years of expertise in masonry contracting, in which he was highly sought after for his creative and masterful craftsmanship, high quality of building construction and exceptional architectural skills, Pat built the Town House Motel and opened it in 1962. He also developed the Forest View Apartments in the early 1970"s. Most important. Pat will be remembered and loved as the best Dad and greatest Pap. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in.death, by his daughter, Donna Lee Sellitti; stepmother, Giavonnia Sellitti, brothers, Tony P. and John Sellitti. Pat is survived by his former wife and fi'iend, Patricia Starr Sellitti: children. Patsy K. (Pam) Sellitti of Pittsbumh. Daniel J. Sellitti of Las Vegas, Nev., Lynn Sellitti Bronowicz and Renee Sellitti both of Weirton. Pat was a proud grandfather of six beautiful grandchildren. Ashley Lynn Sellitti, Heather Haught and Brandon Bronowicz of Weirton. Gina Sellitti Stegall and Alyssa Sellitti of Pittsburgh and Daniel Patrick Sellitti of Las Vegas. He is also survived by two sisters, Pauline and Anna Sellitti both of New York. Funeral arrangements by the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home. 3219 Main St. Weir'ton. Funeral liturgy with Mass was celebrated on Friday, November 19, 2010. at St. Joseph tlae Worker Roman Catholic Church. with The Rev. Father Dean Borgmeyer officiating. Entombment in St. Paul Cemetery,, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943. www.grecohertnick.eom. HAZEL M. BUFFINGTON Buffington. ttazel M. 83 of Toronto, Ohio. made her transition on November 17, 2010. Bona December 23, 1926, in. Kenova, W.Va.. she was the daughter of the late Gertrude Ly le and James Albert Meredith. She enjoyed singing, dancing and writing poetry. She also enjoyed supporting her children at their various musical performances. She was a member of Hill Top United Presbyterian Church. Proceeded in death by husband, William R Buffington, daughter. Jill Ann Buffington and grandson, Jimmy Stewart. She is survived by,children. James Stewart. David Buffington, Ronald Buffington, Jeannie Rowland, Dean Buffington, Bonnie K!rtley, Christina Shah and Stacy Vogel; 16 grandchildren. 26 great grandchildren and a beloved dog, Precious. A service was held on Monday, November 22, 2010. at Reasner Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Meyer officiating. Interment at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee. AURORA PEZ Lopez, Aurora, 92 of Follansbee. WV, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at home. Aurora was born on Marcia 18.. 1918 in St. Louis, MO, a daughter of the late Manuel and Aurora Nuevo. and also was preceded in death by a one sister, Solidad Nuevo and one brother. Manuel Nuevo. Aurora was a member of the Hooverson Heights Church of Christ in Follansbee, WV. and was a former employee of Marx Toy Co., Fostoria Glass. and a Seamstress .in PA.: and OH. where she made Safety Clothing for Mill Workers. Surviving are: her husband, Charles Lopez at home: one son Charles G. Lopez and wile. Rebecca of Weston, FL; two grandchildren Tyler Lopez, of CA. and Whitney Lopez, of NC. Services were held at James Funeral Home. Follansbee. with Dan Cooper, Minister, officiating. Interment in Highland Hills Memorial Gtrdens. Follansbee. WV. Condolences may be sent to: www.chanabersandjames.com. ELSIE MARIE BRUNO Bruno, Elsie Marie, 82. ofWeirton, WV, passed away on Thursday November ! 8, 2010, in Trinity West, Steubenville, OH. She was born on Nov. 27, 1927, in Burgettstown. PA a daughter of the late Joseph and Adeline Napolitano Garritano. Prior to her marriage she worked at Peppjes Restaraunt. GC Murphy and Co., and Biddies Hotel all in Burgettstown. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, and spending time with her family. Surviving is her husband Raymond Bruno ofWeirton, WV; three sons Michael Bruno and wile Amy of Nashville, TN, Gary Bruno of Follansbee, WV. and Robert Bruno and wile Arlene of Weirton, WV: her sister Virginia Taucher and husband Gene of Burgettstown: PATRICIA JEAN GREEN  Dot5,, Patricia Jean Green, 76, ofWellsburg, W.Va., passed away November 18, 2010, in Trinity West, Steubenville, Ohio. She was born June 9, 1934 in Wellsburg, to the late,Edward and Margaret Blankensop Green. She was retired t'rom Municipal Mutual Insurance company and recently the Brooke Count), Public Library, Wellsburg, WV and a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg. She was preceded by her husband, Edgar Doty, and daughter, Lori Doty. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Adams and laer husband, Joe of Wellsburg; her brother, Ray Green and his wife, Linda of Wellsburg; her sister, Bonnie Camilletti and her husband, Gene of Wellsburg; three grandsons, William Delaney 11 and his wife, Dana, Zachary and Jacob Adams all of Wellsburg; one great grand daughter, Rachel Ann Delaney of Wellsburg; as well as several nieces and nephews. Liturgy of the Word took place on Monday, November 22, 2010, at Reasner Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV: with Father Vincent Joseph officiating. Interment at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the West Liberty University Foundation in support of Lori Doty memorial scholarship in care of WLU P.O. Box 295 CSC 126 West Liberty, WV 26074. Condolences can be made to teasneroikvells burg.com. LARRY MARK CLINE Cline, larry Mark; 45, of Follansbee, W.Va., passed away' Friday, November 19, 2010, in Life Line Hospital, Wintersville,,Ohio. He was born April 22, 1965, in Steubenville, Ohio,. son of the late Larr 7 Max Cline, and Patty Gaudio Ctmningham, and her husband, Ron Cunningham, of New Castle, PA. He was a meinber of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Follansbee, WV, a Union Electrician tbr the IBEW 246, worked construction, and was an avid Ohio State Buckeye Fan. Surviving in addition to his steplhther a.e his former wife, Michelle Pucci Cline, of Follansbee, W.Va., three daughters, Lelani Dangelo, of Youngstown, Ohio, and Rosalyn and Loghan Cline, both of Follansbee, W.Va., two brothers, Chuck Cline and his wile, Shelly Clile, of Follansbee, and David Cline, of Wellsville, Ohio; best frie,nd, Doug McMillan, of Follansbee, and several nieces. Funeral Liturgy of the Word was held on Sunday, November 2 I, 2010, at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St. Follansbee, WV. Intennent at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be sent to: www.chambersandjames.com. FRANK E. NOTNI Notnf, Frank E., 82, of Follansbee, W.qa. passed away Friday, November 19, 2010 in Louisville.. Ky. He was bona September 19,'1928. in Weirton, W.Va., son of the late Patsy and Teresa Conchel Notni.Frank was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Follansbee, W.Va.; retired from National Steel, where he was a platei" operator; Weirton Knights of Columbus. ISDA and the B.P.O.E.: and a member of the Follansbee Theta Kai Alpha Fraternity.Also preceding him indeath were three brothers, James, Donald, and Melio Notni.Surviving are his wife, Dora D'Eugenio Notnii at home; two children, Frank P. Notni and Susan Michaux and her husband, Donald Jr., both of Follansbee; one sister, Jeanette Gubetfi and her husband, Andrew of Georgia: three grandchildren. Micllelle Michaux Scherich and her husband, Ryan. Melissa and Michael Michaux; and two great- grandchildren. Ava and Addison Scherich.Friends will be received on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 from 1-8 p.m. at the James Funeral Home. 1245 Main St., Follansbee. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday. Novem her 24.2010, at St Anthony Catholic Church" in Follansbee. Entombment in Highland Hills . Memorial Gardens. Follansbee.Condolences may be sent to wvw.chambersand.james.com. BROOKE COUNTY REVIEW I Riverview Baptist Chapel Holds Foot Washing Ceremony :.;+:. ..,.... ...... Riverview Baptist Chaplin Robert Caste washed the feet of congregation members, including Brother Bill Cross, minister at Valley Haven Nursing Home in Beech Bottom and Brother Marvin Coen, minister at Carriage Inn in Steubenville OH, who are pictured above. Chaplin Robert Caste is starting a Bible study at Dalessio Manor aptartmi.=nts in Follansbee. Photo Contributed Denim Day Benefits Breast Cancer -,,Since 19')6 , Lee National Denim, Day" has adhered to the. simple philosophy ot one day one cause, one cure®. ' In 14 years, the Demm Day program has raised nearly $80 million for the fight agaiist breast cancer and has united nearly one million supporters nationwide each year. On Denim Day, employ- ees in participating companies can wear jeans to work in exchange for a $5 contribution to the fight against breast cancer. Hancock County Savings Bank is a regular participant in Denim Day, and this year's efforts resulted in a $500 donation from the Bank and its employees to this worthwhile cause. Mar3.' Lee Ammon, Chairperson of the Bank's 2010 Denim Day proam, said, "'I believe that someday we will find a cure for breast cancer, and progra.ms like Denim Day further the cause. The participation from our employees and also the Support from out" customers was anaazing." In addition to the wearing of denim, employees and customers were able to add a note to a "'Remembrance Tree" to commemorate a friend or a loved one who had faced, the challenge of breast cancer. Ammon added, "'We enjoyed our participation in this event, and we hope that because of these kinds of efforts future generations ,will not have to face the threat of breast cancer." Presbyterian Church Offers Concert of Choirs Book Signing Local authors Scan Patrick Duft" and Paul Rinkes will be available to sign their book Wheeling: Then and Now at Words & Music Bookstore. Stratford Springs. Wheeling on Sat- urday, December 4, II a.m.-I p.m. Kids with Spirit Club Fall Activities Patti Brothers. who is blind, attended the Kids With Spril Club's Sept. 24 meeting with Martie, a German shepherd trained through the Pilot Dog pro- gram to aid him in getting around. Brothers. who worked in construction until he lost Iris sight, also explained how the West Virginia Division of Rehabilita- tion Services provided him with a computer with an audio screen reader and training needed to operate his own construction business. He said he also keeps busy with the Seeing Hand Association of Wheeling, where he and others make mops and hand-cane chairs. At the end of the meeting, some of the members were blindiblded and in- structed to find their way through an obstacle course by listening to the instructions of a partner. The group's pmay at Follansbee Presbyterian Church was attended bv 51 children and included a variety of games, food. snacks, pumpkiq or tote bag decorating, music and prizes• The group has received donations from Scheetz. Eat 'N Park and church members Kay Fisher, Linda Burch. Valerie I toed and Dan Barnhart. The group also began its amlual food drive. On Nov. 29. Kids With Spirit will meet at Follansbee Presbyterian Church from 5 p.m. 7 p.m. to discuss its next acuvit. "Thanks a Bunch- WWJD." There will be crafts, gam, es and tbod. The club is free to all area children. For information, call Barnhart at (304) 527-4033. i rl • . : .... -" • I and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her parents are two . brothers Romeo and Eugene Garritano; and one sister Lillian Morra. Funeral 00Reasner00 arrangements by the Lee & Martin Funeral Horhe 73 ttighland Avenue in Burgettstown, PA. Interment in tlae Our Lady oflourdes Cemetery, •  ,, Of W ells burg I M00ullenbach Funeral Home ,_, "AlwaysAmongFriends" II 669. Main Street, Follansbee, WV 26037. II ............. .... (304) 527-4040 1515 chaaes Street, Wellsburg, WV '"' ..-.....-:.:.:.::iil " Z 11 ): ] I'Ve ctt/'rv Gre,,l 14eslern lnsttr, mce and II ' l " ForeThought Lift, Insurance. I "F Forcthoughl,ffiomcstcadcrsPr¢-Pl=mllFuneralScrvi¢¢C¢nt¢r II I I III 1\\;\ • C. Dani¢lReasner[l! .... . t1 .', ,,...,. I/-1,\\;  Pet¢A. Baldv,, ..... ctor [I Joseph M. Mullenbach, Licensee in Charge g'V"  RobcrtJ.Morris, FuncralDirector L! Offiring full Funo'al, Cremation and Pet ('r ..... lion Scrvicc ,d Mo,,un],.,t S,les . Kim Miller, Executive Secretary The Bell Ringer Choir, above, and Chancel Choir of Grove United Presbyterian Church of West Middletown, PA, will present their annual concert to welcome in the Christmas Season on Sunday, December 5, at 7 p.m. The choirs are directed by Jean Bonar of Wellsburg. In invitng the public, Bonar said, "Most importantly, it is a time to share in the Good News that Christ is born as we enter into this very busy season." The church is located on "Glory Hill" on the right driving East towards Washington. It is marked by a lighted sign. Photo Contributed I I I I I I I =m I I =p I mm I I III I III I =l ', The B & B Eatery [ Breakfast and Barbeque I Ii( I iic?¢00 \\; Open at 6 a.m. (Men-Sat} I ,- . Daih' Breakfast Specialg ..... I L;._J Fresh Muffins. Belgian Waffles and I I Breakfast Sandwiches Made to'Order I Gary Kruger, Owner I I (304) 737-1900 715 Charles Street, Wellsburg || I Bring in this coupon to receive 10% off your nt mealpurchase. 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