Donald James ‘Boots’ Koscevic

KOSCEVIC, Donald James “Boots,” 78, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away December 22, 2013, at home.

He was born May 14, 1935, in Ohio to the late Michael and Mary Plesich Koscevic.

He was a Catholic by faith and was a retired construction brick layer, Weirton Local 11, he was also a member of the Wellsburg Moose Lodge, Elks, Sugar Run Lodge, he was an avid Steeler and LeBron James fan, Brooke football fan and also loved to fish, travel, and spend time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife, Jean M. Atwell Koscevic who passed in 2009, and a sister, Helen Kutz.

He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Ficca and her husband, Randy of Follansbee, WV; three sons, Michael Thomas Koscevic and his wife, Sheryl, Mark James Koscevic, and Donald Alan Koscevic all of Wellsburg, WV, a brother, Richard Koscevic and his wife, Cheri of Wellsburg, WV and two sisters, Toots Yano and her husband, Frank of Wellsburg, WV, Margie Heatherington of Pensicola, FL; 14 grandchildren Rossi Ficca, Kayla, Alex, and Aubrey Koscevic, Alana Ficca, Mike,and Christian “Buzzy” Koscevic, Aleesa Ficca, Kourtney, Emma, Bennie, Mary Grace, Lisa Beth, and Anna Koscevic; a great – grandson, Brentley Ficca and a great granddaughter Karlee Hornick. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and also his loving and constant companion his dog, Denny.

Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, from 2-9 p.m., and also Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV, with Joy Leasure officiating.

Entombment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.

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