Cecelia Viola Barnhart of Weirton, WV, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer, on September 24, 2018.
Cecelia was born October 4, 1953, in East Liverpool, Ohio.
Cecelia was preceded in death by parents, Joseph Vincent Viola and Josephine Chickerella Viola, sister Katherine J. Viola, grandparents Samuel and Jane Chickerella of Yorkville, Ohio and James and Cecelia Viola of Wellsville, Ohio.
Cecelia is the wife of John Edward Barnhart, Sr. and mother of John Edward Barnhart (Evelyn Robertson), Joseph Michael Barnhart of Weirton, WV. and Katherine Josephine David (Jeffrey) of Clinton, PA. Cecelia was a beloved grandmother to Kayla Barnhart, Swansboro, NC, Madison Barnhart, Adam and Hannah Robertson of Weirton, WV, Alyssa and Gianna David of Clinton, PA.
She is also survived by sisters Jane Ann Chuma (Bob), of Weirton WV, and Rosemary Rooker (Ron) of Findlay, Ohio; sister-in-law, Sylvia Pflugh of Rayland, OH; and several nephews and nieces.
Cecelia was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church and Christian Mothers. She graduated from Madonna High School in 1972 and deeply cared for her patients as a home health nurse aide for many years. Cecelia deeply loved her children and grandchildren who brought her great joy. She enjoyed traveling and enjoyed being around family.
Visitation for Cecelia will be held 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, WV.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph the Worker Church with the Reverend Father Dennis Schuelkens, Jr. officiating.
Interment will be Monday, October 1, 2018 at the WV National Cemetery, Grafton, WV.
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