Stephen E. Hannig, 50 of Wheeling, WV, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, in St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
He was born Feb. 1, 1952 in Wheeling, the son of Anna Pappa Hannig and the late Adolph R. Hannig.
He was executive vice president of Wesbanco and a member of the Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling. He was assistant secretary of the board at Wesbanco and a member of the WV Bankers Association.
He graduated from Wheeling Central High School, where he was one of the first West Virginia High School Hall of Fame soccer members. He graduated from Wheeling Jesuit College where he was on the rugby team and was voted Alumni of the Year.
He was executive director of the J.B. Chambers Memorial; he was on the board of the J.B. Chambers YMCA; a former chairman of the Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center; a board member of the Youth Services System; he served on the board of West Virginia Northern Community Colege; a former board member of the Wheeling Heart Association. He was a member of the Wheeling Kiwanis Club and a member of the Fort Henry Club.
He was chairman of OVAC Girls Soccer. He was co-founder of the Wheeling Soccer Club, and the Kiddy Kick Soccer Program for children ages four and five; he was a hockey and soccer coach and a soccer referee and he was an office official for the Wheeling Nailers. He was instrumental in the development of the I-470 baseball fields and the J.B. Chambers Memorial Soccer Field.
He was a devoted husband, son, father, brother, and friend. He was dedicated to the youth of the Ohio Valley, and will be sadly missed by all those who knew him.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his mother-in-law Mary Lee Brill. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen M. Brill Hannig; a son, T.J. Hannig and his wife, Lindsey of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Mary Beth Hannig of Wheeling; a sister, Sister Carol A. Hannig, S.S.J. of Wheeling; a brother, John A. Hannig and his wife, Christine of Wheeling; his father-in-law, Errol E. Brill of Barnesville, Ohio; five nieces, a nephew, two great-nieces and a great nephew.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-9 pm Tuesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling. Funeral service wil be held at 10:00am Wednesday, July 24,, 2002 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Dr. George Kurtz and the Rev. Walter Buckius, S.J. officiating. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wheeling Soccer Club, 900 Riley Bldg., Whg., WV 26003