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Dolores Barbara Troia

February 21, 2014
The Herald-Star

TROIA, Dolores Barbara, 87, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at her home.

Born Aug. 24, 1926, in Steubenville, OH, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Caroline Matask Javersak.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Troia on June 30, 1997, and her grandmother, Barbara Matask, who raised her after her mother died when she was 3 years old.

After 33 years of service, Dolores retired from the former Ohio Valley Hospital in Steubenville, where she worked as an accounts manager. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers. She was also a member of the Beaver Creek Meadow Friday Ladies Golf League and the Four-Seasons Senior Citizens.

Dolores is survived by her sons, Thomas F. Troia of Weirton and Daniel J. Troia of Fairfax, VA; and brother, Frank Javersak of Sweet Home, Oregon.

Visitation will be held Friday 6-9 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Anthony G. Thurston officiating.

Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

Dolores' sons would like to thank the caregivers of Valley Hospice and Hancock County Senior Services for the loving, care and laughter they provided to Mom and to Dr. Christopher Cowher, Dr. M. Pervaiz Rahman, Dr. Ghassan Bejjani and Dr. Steven Burton for the quality care that kept her alive for the last 11 1/2 years.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 229 California Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062 or Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

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