Mary Orecchio

Mary Rose Orecchio, 82, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Weirton Geriatric Center.

Born April 18, 1936 in Weirton, WV, Mary was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Pirraglia) Orecchio.

After graduating from Weir High School, Mary went to work for the C&P Telephone Company as an operator and retired after 38 years of service.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and the St. Joseph Senior Choir as well as a former member of the Steubenville Chorale Society, the Weirton Women’s Club, and a volunteer at the Weirton Medical Center.

Mary is survived by her three sisters, Minnie Orecchio Pazich of Weirton, Mary Ann Orecchio of Arlington, VA, and Janet Orecchio Miller (Arthur) of Weirton; one brother, John Orecchio of Owings, MD; three nieces and one nephew; five great-nieces and four great-nephews; two great-greatnieces and one great-greatnephew.

A memorial service will be held 11a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 229 California Ave, Weirton, WV 26062.

Share tributes and memories with her family at (304)748-3219.