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James McElroy

September 28, 2012
The Herald-Star

McELROY, James D. "Mac" "Deb," 85, of Wintersville, OH, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at Trinity West ER.

He was born July 1, 1927 a son of the late Lawrence and Margaret Merryman Couch McElroy.

He was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children; Alda S. Williams McElroy; second wife, Elizabeth S. Simpson McElroy; brother, Harry Dean McElroy; sister-in-law, Harriet Williams Swartz; and brother-in-law, Robert E. Williams.

Mac was a 1945 graduate of the former Wintersville High School and served in the U.S. Army for a short time after graduation. He was a member of Wintersville United Methodist Church and the Methodist Men's Club. He retired from Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel, after 40 years of service in the electric machine shop.

Survived by his wife, Marjorie Williams McElroy, whom he married July 23, 2005; brother, Darl (Harriet) McElroy; four daughters, Deborah Daughtery, Margaret "Peggy" (David) Folk, Cheryl (Larry) Sako and Joan (Jay) Cresap; step-children, Lori (Tony) Conti, Tammy Clements, Kimberly Nolff, Chuckie Reiner and his friend John Domenico and Tara (Charles) Moore; 14 grand children, Amanda, Austin, Cody, Daniel, Franklin, Gina, James, Jeremy, Johnny, Kati, Kristen, Maureen, Melissa and Nicholas; eight great- grand children, Adam, Connor, Gabriel, Jocelyn, Jacob, Jared, Kara and Kira and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH on Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held Saturday 10 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Clint Quillen officiating. Burial at Union Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome, but it is suggested that memorial gifts be made to Wintersville United Methodist Church or the charity of donor's choice.

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