Janet P. Whitehead, 90, of Weirton, WV, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Weirton Medical Center with her loving family at her side. Born on June 27, 1925 in Fairview, WV, she was a daughter of the late Randall and Clarice Wiley. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Mario Joseph Whitehead, whom she married on June 29, 1946 and a sister, Doris Falter of New Orleans, LA.
After graduating high school, Janet worked at Follansbee Steel and then at Curtis Wright during WWII. She and Mario married and resided in Weirton where they raised their loving family. Janet was a Homemaker, a den mother for the cub scouts, and a lifetime member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church where she was very active and involved in the church and was a member of the Christian Mothers. Janet cherished her family and all of her friends.
Janet is survived by her son, Randall Whitehead and his companion Mary Kupchak of Wheeling, WV; two daughters and their families, Jolene and Dennis Moore of Proctor, WV and Joyce and Dickie McKitrick of Paris, PA; sister, Norma DeFerro of Columbus, OH; granddaughter, Laura Marie Whitehead of Columbus, OH; step granddaughters, Missy McKitrick and Trisha Frantz, both of Burgettstown, PA; and several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday 4-8 PM at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday 12:00 PM noon at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton with the Reverend Father Manuel Gelido as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.
Mrs. Whitehead's family would like to express their most sincere gratitude to the administration, nurses and staff of Serra Manor for all of their love and care they provided to Janet.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice.
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Weirton, WV 26062
Weirton, WV 26062