Frances Risk

Frances Catherine Risk, 85, of Weirton passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home, Weirton.

Born Feb. 2, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary Merenda.

She leaves behind her husband, George J. Risk, whom she married Sept. 9, 1953; son, Terryn Risk and his wife, Diana; and only grandchild, Anya Sarah Risk.

Frances enjoyed spending time with her only granddaughter and playing bingo.

She graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central High School. Fran worked for the Kroger Company for many years.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Rosemary (Mario) Colantonio and Joanne Merenda; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Jim) Fenske.

She is survived by her sisters, Delores (Joe) Frisco, Eleanor (Steve) Kopa and Regina (John) Brun; brothers, Frank Merenda and Carl (Donna) Merenda; and sister-in-law, Enola (Joe) Romanelli.

Aunt Franci will be missed by her many nephews and nieces.

There will be no services and a private burial will be held.

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