August 18 1947 July 29 2019
Obituary Wayne David Keifer, 71, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at his home. A son of the late Wayne C. and Irene R. Morgan Keifer, Wayne was born on August 18, 1947, in Steubenville, OH. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Anderson Keifer on March 18, 2018, whom he married in April, 1979. Wayne served his country as a corporal in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1969. He was employed at Weirton Steel for 36 years starting as a laborer and retiring as a continuous caster foreman in 2002. He attended Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, with his wife and family. Wayne was a Life Member of the VFW Post 2710 and the American Legion Post 10.He was also a member of the WSX 25-Year Club. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, camping, gardening, and riding his motorcycle. He cherished every moment that he was able to spend with his wife, daughter, and granddaughter. Wayne will be remembered with love by his daughter Cheryl Ann Keifer of New Cumberland; granddaughter Elana Kniszek and sisters Dorothy (Fred) Roach of Vandergrift, PA, Joanne McClain of New Cumberland, Mary Ellen Wetstone (Rev. Gerald) of Malden,MA, and Brenda (Rick) Hershberger of Kent, OH. Friends will be received Thursday 1-3 and 6-8PM at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10AM Friday at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Anthony G. Thurston officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens with military services being conducted by the United States Marine Corps and the American Legion Post 10 Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Bread Basket or to Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church. Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com 304-748-3219. To send flowers to the family of Wayne David Keifer, please visit Tribute Store. Events Aug1 Visitation Thursday, August 01, 2019 1:00PM – 3:00PM Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV 26062 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Wayne’s Visitation. Guaranteed delivery before Wayne’s Visitation begins. Aug1 Visitation Thursday, August 01, 2019 6:00PM – 8:00PM Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV 26062 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Wayne’s Visitation. Guaranteed delivery before Wayne’s Visitation begins. Aug2 Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 02, 2019 10:00AM – 11:00PM Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church 200 Preston Avenue Weirton, WV 26062 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Wayne’s Mass of Christian Burial. Guaranteed delivery before Wayne’s Mass of Christian Burial begins. Final Resting Place Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens 135 Gilson Ave Weirton, WV 26062 Get directions View MapTextEmail Memorial Contributions Community Bread Basket 3501 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062 304 748 7595 Visit website Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church 200 Preston Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062 .
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Wayne David Keifer August 18 1947 July 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Weirton, state: West Virginia