Joan L. Faessel

FAESSEL, Joan Louise, 93, of Weirton, WV, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Weirton Geriatric Center.

She was born on March 1, 1921, in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, a daughter of the late Franklin and Ida L. Sharkey Trask.

Joan was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Weirton, WV.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis I. Faessel; sons, Robert, Francis and Thomas Faessel; daughters, Suzanne Sterling and Leslie Stevens; three sisters and a brother.

Joan is survived by her children Joan (Ron) Duckstein of Butler, PA, Richard Faessel of Steubenville, Paulette Jablonski of Las Vegas, NV, Marida (Dave) Rodriguez of Burgettstown, PA, Mary Knotts of Pittsburgh, PA, and Robin Frank (companion Jim Lander) of Burgettstown, PA; 25 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call on Monday at Dunlope- Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Weirton, WV, with Fr. Larry Dorsch officiating. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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