Casimira T. Gill

GILL, Casimira T. “Katy.”

Surrounded by her family, Casimira T. “Katy” Gill, 91, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at her home.

Born March 4, 1923, in Steubenville, OH, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Fabrycka Mieczkowski.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chester T. Gill on Sept. 8, 1989, brothers, Ted, Stanley and Walter Mieczkowski and sisters, Helen Zychal and Theresa Yanch.

A loving homemaker, mother and grandmother, Katy was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Church and the Christian Mothers. When she wasn’t planting or weeding in her gardens, she truly enjoyed planning and hosting the yearly Gill parties.

Katy is survived by her sons, Anthony (Sharon) Gill of Weirton, Joseph Gill of Littleton, MA and Stephen (Dee) Gill of Weirton; daughters, Barbara (Paul) Testa of Cumberland, RI, Marie (Bud) Skedel of Broadview Heights, OH and Kathleen Gill (Mark Sprague) of Lexington, MA; sister, Jane Lasson of Steubenville, OH; grandchildren, Peter and Beth Testa, Randy and Dan Skedel, Michelle Whipple, Jason and Eric Gill and P.J. and Brian Dalbo; nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews that will miss her terribly.

Visitation will be held Friday, 4-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Noon, Saturday at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Anthony G. Thurston officiating. Private interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Post Office Box 2247, Weirton, WV 26062 or Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

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