John F. Grisell, age 66 of Valparaiso, IN, formerly of Moundsville, WV died January 13, 2017. He was born November 17, 1950, the son of the late Curtis and Margaret Myers Grisell. He graduated from Moundsville High School; attended Fairmont State College and West Liberty State College. While living in Moundsville, he was an active member of the community, having served on the City Council and as Mayor; he worked for several years in the Marshall County Assessor’s Office; and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Susan Grisell; step-sons, James Meece and Aaron Pavlin; a sister, Jane Grisell Murphy; a nephew, Tim Murphy; and numerous cousins. Family will receive friends on Friday from 5-8pm at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue. Moundsville where Memorial Services will be held Saturday at 10:30am with Rev. Bruce Bevans officiating. Inurnment will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.
Gregory S. Sacco, 67, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born January 24, 1949, in Wheeling, a son of the late Orlando A. and Virginia A. (DeFazio) Sacco. He was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. He was a retired teacher who taught 43 years with the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, of which 33 years were with Wheeling Central Catholic High School. Greg played football for Wheeling Central High School and coached football there for 33 years. He graduated from West Liberty State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Social Studies. He then received his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from West Virginia University.
He is survived by one brother, Orlando “Lanny” (Carole) Sacco of St. Clairsville, Ohio; one sister, Gina M. (Dr. Robert) Wilson of Gaithersburg, Md.; four nieces, Kristin (Dale) Smith of St. Clairsville, Megan (Jason) Bailey of Winchester, Va., Adrienne Wilson of Gaithersburg, and Rachel Wilson of Gaithersburg; one nephew, Kevin (Lori) Sacco of St. Clairsville; 3 great-nieces, Caroline Smith, Kelsey Smith, and Sadie Bailey; and two great nephews, T.J. Sacco, and Luke Bailey.
Entombment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Cheryl and Gary Gwynn of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 4, 2016.
They were united in marriage June 4, 1966 at First English Lutheran Church in Wheeling.
Cheryl Gwynn worked at Wheeling and St. Clairsville clinics for 20 years.
Gary Gwynn served two tours in Vietnam with the Navy and was a pharmaceutical sales representative for 15 years.
Together, they started and ran Gwynn Advertising in Wheeling for more than 30 years.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Gary of Wheeling, Amy (Jason) of Virginia Beach, Va., and Angel (JJ) of Lewisburg, Pa. They have 13 grandchildren.
Rick Iacono (1971) will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, New Jersey Chapter on Sept. 20, 2015. His career coaching record of (324 – 282 -2) over the past 40 years is impressive because of where he coached. This achievement was reached at schools that were on the verge of dropping the sport due to lack of interest and negative results.
This recognition and prestigious honor was accomplished as an ethical and moral coach.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Dorothy “Sherri” E. (Condor) Morris, 84, Martinsville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at her home in Martinsville, Indiana. She was born Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1930, in Vista 5, Pennsylvania, to the late William and Mary Sedinger. Her prior homes of residency were Windsor Heights, West Virginia, from 1951 to 1974 and Inverness, Florida, from 1980 to 2012. Sherri was a member of the Martinsville America Legion Auxiliary, Inverness Eagles and VFW Auxiliary. She was a 1971 graduate of West Liberty State College and was employed as an Accountant. In addition, Sherri was known for being an avid artist and many of her paintings can be seen in businesses around Inverness. Sherri was known for her joyful and kind personality. She loved her friends and truly enjoyed life. Survivors are her son, Alfred C. Condor of Kingsland, Georgia; and her daughter, Kimberly A. Dwigans of Martinsville, Indiana; siblings, William Sedinger of Girard, Ohio; granddaughter, Azia Dwigans; and three grandsons, Steven Condor, Travis Condor, and Kenneth Dwigans. She was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Wesley D. Morris; and her siblings, Mary, Lillian, Mildred, and Joseph.