MANCANO, Alex, 96, of Follansbee, WV, passed away October 17, 2013, at Trinity East, Steubenville, OH.
He was born September 13, 1917, in Follansbee, WV, to the late Rocco Mario and Isabella Rucci Mancano.
He retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Coke Plant in Follansbee, WV, in 1981.
Alex was also a Protestant by faith, an army veteran of World War II and a member of the Wellsburg Masonic Lodge AF&AM 2.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Gaudio Mancano; and a son, Francis Paul Mancano.
He is survived by his companion of 14 years, Martha Barnhart of Wellsburg, WV; three daughters, Lucille Mancano Ellis of California, Maria Concetta Mancano of Arizona, and Alexis Mancano of Maryland; five grandchildren, Lisa, LeRoy, LeRon Ellis, JaMar, and Misha Mancano; and several great- grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, October 21, 2013, from 11 a.m. until the time of military honors at 1 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV.
Interment will follow to Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV, with full military graveside rites by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. There will also be full Masonic Graveside Rites by the Wellsburg Masonic Lodge AF & AM 2.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions to be made to Valley Hospice 380, Summit Ave, Steubenville, OH 43952.
Online condolences can be made to Reasnerof Wellsburg.com