John Prascik

July 8, 1939 - July 29, 2012

07/08/1939 - 07/29/2012

John F. “Cubba” Prascik, 73, of Benwood, W.Va. died Sunday, July 29, 2012 in Wheeling Hospital.
He was born July 8, 1939, in Benwood, a son of the late Joseph and Catherine Pollock Prascik.
He was a former employee of Ohio Ferro Alloy in Powhatan, Ohio, Wheeling Wholesale Grocery, and the Wheeling Housing Authority. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Katherine Eubanks, brother, Joseph Prascik, and infant sister, Wilma Prascik.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Brahler Prascik; two daughters, Cynthia A. Prascik and Christine M. Prascik of Wheeling; one son, J. Michael Prascik of Wheeling; two sisters, Rosemarie Raleigh Wilson, and Joann Glinka; three sisters-in-law, Minnie Prascik, Mary K. Schlosser, and Laura Brahler; two brothers-in-law, George Brahler, and Charles Beverly Brahler; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends will be received Tuesday, July 31, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood – McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, W.Va., where funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Msgr. Anthony Cincinnati officiating.
Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans,
P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301, Attn: Gift Processing, and to Webark Estates, P.O. Box 918, Moundsville, W.Va. 26041.
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Joselph Kleinedler
7 years ago

Dear Helen and Family, So sorry to hear of the your loss. We have such fond memories of him. Our hearts go out to all of you.

Joe and Valerie

Rose Mary Loria Zurek
7 years ago

Dear JoAnn & family of Cubba,

I remember Cubba as a kind and caring person. I send my deepest sympathy.

Love and prayers,

Rose Mary Loria Zurek

Joe Toth
7 years ago

Mrs. Prascik, Mike, Cindy, and Christy,

I am very sorry for your loss.

Joe Toth

James Flading
7 years ago

Sincere condolences on Cubba’s passing from the Flading family. We will remember him in our prayers

Judy Toman
7 years ago

So sorry

I grew up with Cubba –he was an AWESOME PERSON

Sending love -hugs-and prayers

Judy and Frank Toman

Henry Skvarka
7 years ago

Sorry and sincerest sympathy and condolences, to all of the family. I was sure to try to visit and visit my friend from childhood in Center Benwood and I will miss him when I am there again.

Henry Skvarka