John J. Febo

FEBO, John J., 82 of Steubenville, died Friday Jan. 10, 2014, at Acuity Hospital.

He was born June 17, 1931, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Joseph and Madeline Tamburro Febo.

John is also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” Kovach Febo and one sister, Norma Grumet.

Most friends knew him as ‘Poppy” and he enjoyed going to all his grandkid’s games. He was a devoted fan and grandfather and will be sadly missed.

Surviving are his daughter, Elaine (Dr. Michael P.) Giannamore of Steubenville and one brother, Albert (Opal) Febo of Wintersville; his three grandchildren, Dr. Kaylin (Ian) Cunningham, Michael J. Giannamore, and Mallory Giannamore.

John was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Jefferson Sportsman’s Club, was retired from Weirton Steel where he was a millwright, and served his country in US Navy during the Korean War.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff at Trinity and Acuity Hospitals for their kindness and care.

Calling hours are Monday 4-8 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 9:30 am Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Msgr. Gerald Calovini, celebrant. Entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. There will be a vigil service Monday at 6:00 pm.

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