Josephine Krzys, 90

CHESTER – Josephine Krzys, 90, of Chester, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014.

Born Sept. 26, 1923, in Weirton, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Barron) Berta.

Josephine was a caretaker for the former Hancock County Children’s Home. She was a social member of the New Cumberland VFW, an avid football and band booster for Oak Glen High School, and also enjoyed Video Lottery.

Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Krzys Sr., and a sister, Louise Blake.

Surviving are four sons, Frank (Robin) Krzys Jr. of Canton, John (Sharon) Krzys of New Cumberland, Jerry Krzys of Weirton, and Carl Krzys of Charleston, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Nicole, Amber, Jerry, and Jeremy; a great-granddaughter, Kendall; a step-great-grandson, Jace; and a brother, Emil Gonze of Weirton.

Visitation will be held at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from noon to 2 p.m. with a funeral service at 2 p.m. Pastor Craig Greathouse will officiate.

Private interment will be held at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens, Newell.