George J. Glusich

August 17, 1931 - February 22, 2016

08/17/1931 - 02/22/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday February 25, 2016
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday February 26, 2016
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Service
Friday February 26, 2016
10:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions

George J. Glusich, 84, of Benwood, W.Va., passed away Monday, February 22, 2016, in Wheeling Hospital.

George was born August 17, 1931, in Benwood, a son of the late John and Frances (Resator) Glusich. He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.; a Catholic by faith; and a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran. He also enjoyed bus trips and going to the Wheeling Island Casino for the buffet.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Steve and John; and five sisters, Anne Callendar, Mary Gordon, Barbara Mroska, Rose Palicka and Katie Redd.

George is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Dorothy; a son, Mike (Roseann) Ferro; a sister, Violet Vidovich; a brother, Thomas; three grandsons, Brett, Christopher (Keri) and Adam Ferro; great-grandchildren, Braxton, Grant and Abi; and his loving nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-8 pm, Thursday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm.

Funeral services will then be held at 10 am, Friday, February 26, 2016, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bekeh Utietiang officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the McMechen Volunteer Fire Department, 811 Marshall Street, McMechen, WV 26040, or online at www.tmcfunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Toni Chieffalo
6 years ago

Dorothy and Mike, I am so sorry for your loss.

Toni Chieffalo
6 years ago

I am so sorry for your families loss. She was a sweet lady.

Brother Steven Vargo
6 years ago

Dorothy and Family, my deepest condolences. We will have a mass said for George here at the monastery.
He was a wonderful neighbor and a dear friend to our family. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him.
Brother Steven Vargo

Patty Wylie
6 years ago

Mike & family, May God comfort and bless you in the loss of your father. “Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.” Patty & Chuck Wylie

Barbara Klinec Stapleton
6 years ago

Dorothy and family. Paul and I send our deepest condolences to all of you. You are in our prayers and our hearts. Love Barb and Paul

Paul Vargo
6 years ago

Dorothy – With sincere condolences to my loving neighbor for my years and all your family! You will be in my daily thoughts and prayers — God Bless

Dennis.R.Albaugh
6 years ago

My sincere condolences to the family of George. Denny Albaugh

Patty and Kendell Johnson
6 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Dorothy and your family.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of George J. Glusich, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Navy Veteran, George J. Glusich, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †