John J. Devereaux

DEVEREAUX, John James, 34, of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014, in Mingo Junction, OH, as a result of an industrial accident.

John was born May 16, 1979, in Drogheda, Ireland, son of the late James Devereaux and Elizabeth Kirwan Devereaux, who survives.

He was currently employed by TVEX Enterprise, where he worked as an operator with heavy equipment and machinery.

John leaves behind his 7-year-old son, James Devereaux and his mother, Brandy Devereaux of Steubenville, OH; his mother, Elizabeth of Duleek, Ireland; and his three brothers, Edward, James and Colm Devereaux, all of Ireland. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

There will be a Catholic blessing service led by Father Bradley Greer held on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Homes Inc., 701 Findley St. in Toronto, OH, followed by visiting hours until 7 p.m. Following the service and visitation, John’s body will be taken back to Ireland where final services will be held and he will be buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Duleek, Ireland.

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