Dr. Thomas G. Harper

HARPER, Thomas G., M.D., 84, of Paris, PA, passed away Sunday October 20, 2013, at home, after a lengthy illness.

He was born October 6, 1929, in Cleveland, OH, the son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth Kinavey Harper. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Harper.

Dr. Harper was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and a 1955 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, a member of the Pitt Alumni Association, and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Dr. Harper was a primary care family practitioner for 55 years with his office located in Paris, PA. In recent years he also had been the medical director of the former EZ Care, Weirton, WV. Currently, he was employed with Matthew A. Nardone, DC at Ohio Valley Optimal Healthcare, Weirton, WV.

Surviving are his wife, Renate Holzmann Harper; daughters, Karen Krenzin, Dr. Sandra Harper-Posey, Linda Snelling; sister, Elizabeth Hooper of Dublin, Ireland; and many grandchildren.

There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, WV.