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Delbert (Big Pete) Olexia

December 18, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

OLEXIA, Delbert (Big Pete), 63, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Dec. 17, 2012, at Trinity Medical Center, West Steubenville.

He was born April 27, 1949, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Mike Olexia and Nancy (Adkins) Klaes.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Jackie Libetti; grandparents, Alva Delbert and Mary "Granny" McCullough.

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Pete is survived by his wife, Sandra (Hood) Olexia; daughters, Rena (Ron) Dayton of Steubenville and Darcie (Bryan) Olexia Daigle of New Orleans; brother, Larry (Sue) Libetti of Steubenville; sisters, Charmane (Pete) Carney of Wheeling and Mickey Olexia of Richmond; grandchildren, Katie Waligorski, Matthew Dayton, Sofia Olexia Daigle, and Tru Olexia Daigle; aunt, Margaret Olexia of Mingo Junction, OH; family friends, Larry (Mary) Saccericca, Chris McClain, and Thomas Bensie.

Friends will be received for a memorial service at the Harmony United Methodist Church, Mingo Junction, OH on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at 7 p.m. with Pastor Sam Davis officiating.

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