Christine Larch

LARCH, Christine “Tina” Marie, 48, of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center.

She was born February 9, 1966, in Weirton, WV, the daughter of Walter J. Larch Jr. and the late Helen Moulakis Larch (May 5, 2013).

Tina was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church. Tina was a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club of Weirton, then serving as the Lt. Governor (WV), then Governor (WV), where she received the Distinguished Governor’s Award.

She currently was serving again as the Lt. Governor (WV). She was a former Weirton Jaycee Senator and Statesmen. Tina also had served as Weirton Chapter Past President and the community development V.P.

Surviving besides her father, Walter J. Larch Jr., are her daughter, Tina Marie Rykowski of Lexington, KY; brothers, John Larch and Sherri of Wheeling, WV, James and Kimberly Larch of Weirton, WV; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday April 15, 2014 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV.

Funeral Mass with Liturgy will be at noon Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at St. Paul’s Church with Reverend Larry Dorsch as celebrant. Burial will follow at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA.