George Edward Pehanich

PEHANICH, George Edward, 52, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on March 23, 1961 in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late George Emery Pehanich and Darlene (Miller) Pehanich of Steubenville, OH.

George was a graduate of Steubenville High School, Jefferson Community College with an Associate Degree in Draft Design Engineering, an Associate Degree in Business Management and a graduate of Franciscan University with a BA in Business Finance.

He had 21 years of service as a line operator at Wheeling-Nisshin, Inc in Follansbee, WV.

George was also a member and Treasurer of the United Steelworkers of America Local 1280.

In addition to his mother, George is survived by his wife, Diana Lynn Allman Pehanich at home; one son, Christopher Pehanich of Lehigh, FL; two step- daughters, Jill Lynn Allman and Michelle Renee Allman both of Wellsburg, WV; one sister, Kathy (Ted) Smith of Leetonia, OH; two brothers, Robert (Sherry) Pehanich of Bloomingdale, OH and Richard (Mona) Pehanich of Steubenville, OH; and one granddaughter, Kayleigh Lynn-Marie Cline of Wellsburg, WV.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 27th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV where services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Clinton Quillen officiating.

Interment will follow in Union Cemetery Steubenville, OH.

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