CIPRIANI, Margaret (Marge), 78, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at her son's home in Jacksonville, FL. Her loving family was at her side.
Born on Oct. 8, 1933, in Steubenville, OH, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Mildred (Pachmeyer) Nemeth. She was also preceded in death by her mother- and father-in-law Angela and Mariano Cipriani of Follansbee, and sister in law Margaret (Joe) Desirio of Wellsburg.
Previously employed at Titanium Metals in Toronto, OH. Marge retired from Weirton Steel in 1995. Marge was a 1950 graduate of Steubenville High School; a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton; and a charter member of the Xi Beta Iota Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority, where in 1984, she was conferred with the Order of Rose Degree. Marge was a member of the former Pleasant Valley Women's Golf Association, the Red Hatters; and was an advisor with the Weirton Junior Achievement Program. She enjoyed playing golf, bridge and euchre.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph B. Cipriani of Weirton; her son, Joseph D. Cipriani and his fiancee Cynthia L. Clark both of Jacksonville, FL; two sisters, Mildred (Sis) Nemeth of Steubenville, OH, and Marlene Taylor of Blacklick, OH; a brother, Frank Nemeth of High Point, N.C.; three sisters in law, Theresa (Ben) Morelli of Reynoldsburg, OH, Carol (Bob) Valenti of Weirton, Linda (Howard) Pfabe of Wellsburg; a brother in law, Romeo Cipriani of Follansbee, WV; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, at the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, with Fr. Cesidio Federico as celebrant and Fr. Manuel Gelido as concelebrant. Interment will follow at Saint Paul Cemetery, Weirton
In lieu of flowers, the family would sincerely appreciate donations to the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church Building Fund, 229 California Ave., Weirton, WV 26062 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2166 Weirton, WV 26062 or to the Community Hospice of N.E. Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.