Samuel Frank Carcione

April 2, 1917 - August 10, 2013

04/02/1917 - 08/10/2013

Carcione, Samuel Frank, 96, of Wheeling, died Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling.
Samuel was born April 2, 1917 in Wheeling, a son of the late Salvatore and Rose Florio Carcione.
He was a retired railroad conductor for Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, past commander of the West Virginia 1st Distric VFW, 10 year commander of the VFW Post #825, member of the National VFW Aide De Camp, past commander of the American Legion Post #1, life member of the VFW, life member of the American Legion Post #1, life member of the Cave Club, 45 year member of the Eagles, assisted in organizing the Steel Workers Union under John L. Lewis and a U.S. Marine Veteran, who served in WWII.
In addition to his parents, Samuel was preceded in death by his wife, Tina Namlik Carcione; grandson, Scott A. Yoho; five sisters, Frances Pagot, Theresa Howell, Josephine Olive, Agnes Feeney and Mary Marchelenski; three brothers, Rocco, James and Lawrence Carcione.
Surviving are his children, Samuel Linda Carcione of Palm Coast, FL, Cassandra Angelo Spigarelli of Bellaire, OH, Rose Marie Joseph DeBias of South Charleston, WV, Sheri Clarke of Wheeling, Deborah Kotlas of Wheeling and Kimberly Robert Schmitt of St. Clairsville, OH; sister, Angela Clarke of Lorain, OH; four granddaughters; six grandsons; step grandson and seven great grandchildren.
Friends will be received Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 3-7pm the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, August 16 at 11am at St.Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling with Rev.John P. Mulcahy serving as celebrant.
Interment will follow at Mt.Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial donations can be made to Valley Hospice, Lizas Place, 308 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Ohlahoma 73123-1718.
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Janet Kozsey
7 years ago

A truly remarkable and caring man who loved his family and enjoyed life to it’s fullest. I will miss his friendship and sense of humor. Rest in Peace “Pap”

Shelva Crippen
7 years ago

Dear David, Sheri and Corey, my sincere condolences go out to you and your family at this sad and difficult time. Although I never knew Mr Carcione, I can tell he will be sadly missed. Thinking of all of you,

Shelva Crippen

7 years ago

Dear Sam,

we are so sorry to hear about the death of your father. it is always hard to say goodbye no matter how old are parents are. we pray for him as well as you and your family to enjoy good memories and the incredible blessing of family. may God bless you and be your strength and courage. love, andrea and mike

Kelley Nickerson
7 years ago

I am very sorry to hear about your loss. If there is anything that I can do for you please let me know.

Kim Muffeny
7 years ago

Kim, Robby, Cameron, Kaitlyn, and families: I am sincerely sorry for your loss. You are a strong family, and despite the sadness you feel now, rejoice in the happy memories that you all hold in your hearts.

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, may your memories of Samuel Frank Carcione give you peace, comfort and strength…

Samuel Frank Carcione is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

7 years ago

My sincere condolences to the family of Samuel Carcione.

Dorothy Torrese Bardin
7 years ago

Sam & Linda, love & prayers at this time of sorrow. Your Dad was a good man! May the peace & comfort that only God can give fill your hearts.

Sheila Gallagher Mozer
7 years ago

Sam & Linda:

I’m sorry to learn of the loss of your father. It seems he had a long, very active lifetime serving his family, his country, and his community. May your warm memories of him help during this time of his departure. God bless.

Alicia Patterson
7 years ago

Sam and Linda, Bruce and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy on the lost of your father. We will keep you and your family in prayer. God is with us through every change.May God Bless you and keep you strong.

Love, Bruce & Alicia


denny yoho
7 years ago

Sam Cassie Ro Sherrie Debbie and Kim

may your heart remember all the good times you shared with your family and friends and May God bless all of you

Denny Yoho

Joe Ganim
7 years ago


My prayers are with you and your family.

7 years ago

Sam,Linda & family, So sorry for the passing of your father, My thoughts & prayers are with you.

Doug and Kathy Aigner
7 years ago

Sam…you are in our prayers.

Doug and Kathy Aigner

7 years ago





Michelle Lemons
7 years ago

Shari, Ro, David, Corey and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and love sent your way.


Robert Gribben
7 years ago

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Bob and Karen