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“My thoughts go out to all who knew Mr. Stakias. God Bless ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mark Thompson - Weirton, WV

“Dear Vangelle, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Linda Buchanan ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Buchanan - Columbus, OH

“Cindy, I want to express my sympathy for the loss of your father. God Bless. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kent Muscaro - Orlando, FL

“Mrs. Stakias, Cindy and Family, We are so very sad for your loss today and will pray for your Husband and Father in our Mass on Sunday. Remember to...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: THE GINGRICH FAMILY - LADSON, SC

“Cindy, We are so sorry for your loss. I wish there were some majic words I could say to make it better. But just know youand your family are in my...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Deborah and Joan - Charleston, SC

“Dear Dorothea and family, We would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy, our prayers and our love to you all. May God bless and comfort each and...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: John & Elaine Echelle - Navarre, FL

“Dorothea and family....I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My mom & dad (Lois & Larry Westover) asked that I pass along their condolences also. You...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Becky (Ross) Hebb - Wilson, NC

“Dear Vangelle, Ann and I just returned from Hilton Head and saw the obituary. Our sincere condolences to you and the girls. Sam & Ann Shorac ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Sam Shorac - Steubenville, OH

“Dorthea and Family we were saddened to hear of the passing of Alex. we had many fond memories growing up in North Weirton. Our deepest sympahties...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Mr.&Mrs. George A. Mollis

“My deepest sympahties to the Stakias Family. Alex was truly a wonderful person and a great friend. I have the fondest memories of Alex and Teddy...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Will A. Turani - Bethlehem, WV

“To the Stakias family- We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Stakias. Though we did not meet, Vangelle is very special to us, and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Brad, Jen, Lanie, and Brady Wadsworth - OH

“Alex was my roomate at the West Virginia Police Academy from Sept. of 1985 through December. His sense of humor and friendship will always be...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Carmine Staffileno - Follansbee, WV

“Alex, John and family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. We are truly sorry for your loss. God...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: SANDY SCHRIM - MARS, PA

“dorothea and family, Sorry to hear of your loss. All the stakiass were very close friends of our father Coach Hamill. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: jerry hamill - stpetersburg, FL


Alexander Stakias, 76, of Weirton, passed away Friday, September 3. 2010, in the Weirton Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. He was born April 6, 1934 in Weirton, WV, the son of the late Apostolos and Chrysanthy Janodis Stakias. His brothers Harry and George Stakias, also preceded him in death. Alex was a former employee of National Steel Corporation. He retired from the Hancock County Sheriff�s Department where he was Chief Deputy of Hancock County. He was a member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, the Ahepa Chapter of Weirton and the American Legion Post 10. He served his country in the US Navy and was a Korean War Veteran. He is survived by his wife Dorothea Arnas Stakias of Weirton, whom he married June 9, 1957; daughters, Vangelle Stakias of Wintersville, OH, Cynthia Widenhouse and her husband Dr. Brian Widenhouse of Charleston, SC and Dr. Alexandra George and her husband John S. George II of Mars, PA; grandchildren, Alexandra and Nicole Mougianis, Melina and Amalea George, Cristian and Lexi Widenhouse; and his sister Penny Diniaco and her husband Gus of Weirton, WV; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Sunday, September 5, 2010, from 4-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV. Additional visitation will be Monday, September 6, 2010 from 10 to 11AM, at the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, Weirton. The funeral service will follow at 11 AM. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Weirton Honor Guard. The family would like to thank Dr. Keith Bravo, Dr. Stanley Manino and the wonderful nurses and aides of the Weirton Medical Center for their care, patience and compassion. Memorial contributions can be made to the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 3528 West St, Weirton, WV, 26062. Share your memories and tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com

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