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“My deepest sympathies to the family. I pray for peace for each and everyone for peace and comfort at this difficult time. God gained another angel. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Marlene Downie

“In memory of my father. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dana Vincent - Brandon, FL

“Dan, no words can describe how special you have been to us. You have become part of our family and we have been blessed to spend holidays and special...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Amy (Griffin) Hatfield

“My deepest condolences to the entire family and to Joyce. My heart is heavy with many raw emotions of pain and sadness. I pray God's amazing peace...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Eric, Dana (Laska), Kayla and Lauren Vincent


Daniel Joseph Laska, Jr., 70, of Burgettstown, PA died suddenly at his home on Friday May 12, 2017. Born on April 22, 1947, in Punxsutawney, PA, Daniel was a son of the late Daniel Joseph Laska, Sr. and Mary Mayanchik Laska. Dan served in the United States Army Reserves for 22 years retiring as a Major. He received his Masters from Georgetown University and worked as a CPA for numerous corporations including J.C. Penny, Potomac Light, McGraw Edison and H & R Block. He owned and operated LW Buck & Company and had numerous Rental Properties. His passion for visiting all 50 States had him driving a tractor trailer for SWIFT. His love of numbers came very natural when he became a certified dealer in craps and black jack at the Meadows. For relaxation he enjoyed taking care of his property on Eldersville Road and studying the stock market. An avid hunter, Dan hunted and fished all over North America where he hunted deer, elk, caribou, and mule deer and fished for Alaskan Salmon. Dan was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton and the VFW and American Legion. He will always be remembered for his extremely personable and jovial nature and his eloquent speech. Dan is survived by his cherished, loving devoted girlfriend, Joyce Griffin of Weirton, WV; his children, Jeffrey Laska and Dana Laska Vincent (Eric) both of Tampa, FL; his three brothers, Richard G. Laska (Katie) and James R. Laska (Kimberly) all of Punxsutawney, PA and Fr. William M. Laska of Brookville, PA; five sisters, Mary Ann Stewart (Vern) of Punxsutawney, PA, Jeanne Fustine (Dennis) of Brockport, PA, Kathleen M. Milliron (Dr. Keith) of Dubois, PA, Diane Marsh of Charlotte, NC and Christine Gould (David) of Glenshaw, PA; and two granddaughters Lauren and Kayla Vincent. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Monday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV. Reverend Father William Laska will recite The Rosary at 7:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Tuesday at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Reverend Father William Laska will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney, PA ,3 PM Tuesday, with military honors by the Dubois Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Joseph the Worker Church 229 California Avenue Weirton, WV 26062.

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