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Benny Serevicz

Benny Serevicz Jr.

Wednesday, June 9th, 1926 - Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Benny Serevicz Jr., 93 of Wellsburg, WV, passed away peacefully at 10:41 PM on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, Wheeling, WV with his family by his side.

Benny was born on June 9. 1926 on McCord’s Hill in Wellsburg, WV. He was the son of the late Benny Sr. and Helen (Papocvick) Serevicz.

Benny served his country proudly during WWII at the age of 16 in the United States Navy aboard the USS Chicago and USS Essex. He was deployed on shore in the area of the second bomb to fight devotedly for his country. Benny was a faithful member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg, WV, American Legion and in his younger years the Boy Scouts. He worked at Serevicz Brothers Excavating and Coal Company and then retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Beech Bottom, WV.

In addition to his parents, Benny was preceded in death by his seven siblings, Charlie, Annie, Jean, Steve, John, Helen and Julie.

Benny is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 69 years, Lena Margaret (Tarquinio) Serevicz of Wellsburg, WV, eight amazing children, Virginia Roney and her husband, Frank of McMurry, PA, Marianne Grampa and her husband, Bruno of Moundsville, WV, Christine Day and her husband, Duane of Washington, PA, Annette Best and her husband, Jim of McKinleyville, WV, Benjamin Serevicz of Follansbee, WV, Matthew Serevicz and his wife, Amy of Wellsburg, WV, Michael Serevicz and his wife, Della of Wellsburg, WV and Phillip Serevicz and his wife, Robynn of New Haven, WV, 15 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV (304)737-3551, where funeral will commence on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM.

Catholic Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg, WV with Father Dan Pisano, presiding.

Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV with Military Honors by the United States Navy and the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Benny’s memory to Liza’s Place, C/o Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV 26070.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 30th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, September 30th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 9:00am - 9:30am
    When
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 9:00am - 9:30am
    Location
    Chambers Funeral Home
    Address
    1030 Main Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. John the Evangelist Church
    Address
    1300 Charlest Street
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Father Dan Pisano
  • Interment

    Location
    Franklin Cemetery
    Address
    Washington Pike
    WELLSBURG, WV 26070
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    Military Honors by the United States Navy and the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad

Affiliations

  • American
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Crucifix
  • US Navy
  • WWII Victory Medal

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: VALLEY HOSPICE INC.

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Tammy Hornick

Posted at 01:50pm
Our deepest sympathy to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tammy, Paul & Matt Hornick

Jennifer Ficca

Posted at 09:48am
To the Serevicz Family.
We are currently away on vacation and so sorry we cannot be with you. We will hold the memories of Bennie in our hearts and sending prayers your way to get you through this difficult time. May God Bless You and hold you close.
DB

Diane Bayless

Posted at 09:08am
I miss seeing Benny at Mass on Saturday. He always had a smile on his face. My thoughts & prayers are with the family at this time.
Diane Bayless
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Rick Snyder

Posted at 06:36pm
Sorry for your loss...
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John and Jean Grampa

Posted at 06:18pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the good lord watch over you.
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