Albert A. Ficca

FICCA, Albert A. “Potato Chip” 90, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at home.

He was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Follansbee, WV., the son of the late Donato and Emilia Cicale Ficca. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Coratto, Louise Metts; brother, Alfred Ficca.

Albert was a member of the First Christian Church where he has served as an elder and deacon, AARP 3846, Three Score Seniors, Greater Weirton Senior Center, Weirton Moose 688, BPOE No.1801.

He retired from the plant protection department of Weirton Steel Corp. Previously Albert sold for the DAN DEE Potato Chip distributor.

Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Doris Barnett Ficca; daughter, Susan F. Brown of Weirton, WV; son, Daniel Lee Ficca (Robin) of Weirton, WV; brother, John Ficca, PhD. of Bloomington, IL; grandchildren, Scott Ficca (Mindi), Tiffany Dugan (Michael), Amy Ficca; great grandchildren, Mia, Paige, and Emma. Canine companions, Lucy and Sally Jane.

Visitation will be Friday January 10, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV.

The funeral & committal service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Kevin L. Bowers presiding.

Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church, 3252 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062 OR Valley Hospice, Inc., 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.