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Alan E. Winkler Obituary


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“Alan and I were close buddies in grade school. We rode bikes all over Franklin, our back yards were one removed, we played together every day. In...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Burgert - erie, PA

“I am so shocked and saddened. Alan is my favorite cousin. As kids we had some great times. I wandered when I didn't get a Christmas card from him ...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Patricia Diehl - Transfer, PA

“We were so shocked to read about Alan's passing. Our hearts go out to all of his family. Eric, we are truly sorry about the loss of your dad. All...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ray & Sandi Gajtka - Weirton, WV

“We are so sorry to hear about Alan's passing. We first met him during the Lion's Club bike rides. His easy smile was a welcome addition to...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Lori Ballato - Weirton, WV

“Winkler family, I was saddened to hear of Alan's passing. I enjoyed working with him and cherished the friendship we shared. I have been thinking...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Pernell - Weirton, WV

“Lynne, I am so sorry to hear about Alan. I remember when he started to work at Mountaineer. My prayers are with you. Robyn Huffman ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Robyn Huffman - Chester, WV

“Lynn, Please accept our condolences on the loss of your husband. May God grant him eternal rest in His kingdom. You are in our prayers. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: John and Juka Martich - Weirton, WV

“My deepest sympathies. I worked with Alan at Mountaineer. We enjoyed talking baseball and cars. You will all be in my prayers. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Howells - Monongahela, PA

“Dear Lynnellen, You have our deepest sympathy on the passing of Alan. We were totally shocked. He was a great guy and a good friend. He will be...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jack & Sandy Hatala - Weirton, WV

“your in my prayers! Alan will always have a piece of my heart!One great Corporate runner! Always a exciting day with Alan around! I will miss you......Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Ruth Masters - Chester, WV

“I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Alan. I worked with him in the Q.A. Department at Weirton Steel. He was a great person and was always helpful...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Martha Simich - Weirton, WV


Alan E. Winkler, 64, of Weirton passed away Feb. 7, 2010 at Montifiore Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. from complications following a severe stroke. He was born Jan. 28, 1946 in Franklin, Pa., the son of the late Howard and Jane Lewis Winkler. He was also preceded in death by twin sons, Joshua Joseph and Corey James Winkler in 1985. Alan retired from the Sales Department of Weirton Steel Co. with 37 years of service. He also worked for eight years at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort as a Bartender and Corporate Runner. Alan was Catholic by faith. He loved soccer and coached six years for the Weirton Rotary Youth Soccer League; and he supported Force Travel and Weirton Madonna High School soccer. He was an avid golfer and cyclist, and was a member of the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club. He is survived by his wife Lynnellen Reali Winkler of Weirton; son Erik R. Winkler and Erik's mother, Joanne Zdybicki Winkler, both of Wexford, Pa.; step-son Ryan-Noah Schloss, his wife Jamie, and their daughter, Abby, all of Colorado Springs, Co.; and his step-daughter Elizabeth E. "Lizzy" Schloss of Weirton. Memorial services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Alan's memory can be made to The First Tee, World Golf Village, c/o Holly Manuel, 425 S. Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, FL 32092 . Arrangements are under the direction of the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV 26062

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