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.