Died Dec. 1, 2003
Russell Prochaska, Sr.,, 85, of RD #1 Sun Valley, Weirton passed away Monday, December 1, 2003 at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born November 24, 1918 in Moundsville, a son of the late Anton and Myrtle Prochaska. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth May Lashore Prochaska; five brothers and several sisters.
He was retired from Weirton Steel Corporation where he worked as a dozer operator and he was a member of the 25 Year Club. He was a Protestant by faith.
He is survived by two daughters, Carole Jones and Myrtle Lemasters; a son, Russell Frochaska, Jr., all of Weirton; ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Turley Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Thomas officiating. Interment followed at the New Cumberland Cemetery.