Warbel, Samuel, 83, of St. Clairsville, Ohio fell asleep in the Lord Thursday, December 12, 2013 surrounded by a proud and
He was born February 15, 1930 in Wolf Run, Ohio, a son of the late Ciprian and Irene Kanuik Warbel.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his wife of 50 years Anna Krak Warbel, four brothers; Nicholas, Lucas, Michael, and Steven; and three sisters; Mary Gregor, Anastasia Nellie Redovian, and Annie Gregor.
Loving Father and cherished Dedo, he is survived by his sons, Daniel Krissie Warbel of Russell, Kentucky and Samuel Lynn Warbel of Canton, Michigan. Dedo to five grandchildren; Katie, Anna, Halee, DJ, and Sam, sister Dorothy Kochan of Middleburg Heights, Ohio and brother John June Warbel of Wolf Run, Ohio, sisters-in-law Bobbie Warbel of Loudonville, Ohio and Marie Irv Miller of Largo, FL and brother-in-law Michael Susan Krak of West Palm Beach, FL and many loved nieces, nephews, and godchildren.
Sam served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Mining Engineering degree. He retired from North American Coal Corporation and was Vice President of Operation for their Central Division in Powhatan Point Ohio. Sam also served on the Board of Directors for Belmont Savings Bank and Belmont Technical College. Sam especially enjoyed coordinating and working with all of his friends over the years on the annual North American Coal reunion picnic committees.
Sam was a faithful and supportive member of Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church of Moundsville, WV where he was a parish officer and enjoyed many countless hours of volunteer work, including painting Santa Clauses and donating the proceeds to the church. Sam also enjoyed his visits to the Wellness Center where he had many friends.
Sam Warbel was loved and will be forever remembered by all.
Friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8pm and Monday from 5-8 pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.
Funeral service will be held at 10a.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox
Church, Moundsville, WV, with the Very Reverend Michael Zahirsky as Celebrant.
Panikhida Service will be at 7p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Interment will follow at St Nicholas Orthodox Cemetery Weirton, WV.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial contributions to: Sts.
Peter and Paul Orthodox Church 1109 Morton Ave. Moundsville WV.
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