Daniel Vilga

VILGA, Daniel Eli, 32, of Moundsville, WV, formerly of Weirton, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his home.

Born October 13, 1980 in Steubenville, OH,, he was a son of Rebecca Cooper Vilga Messer of Moundsville and the late Paul Andrew Vilga, Jr.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Paul Andrew Vilga, Sr. and his maternal grandmother Florence Cooper.

Daniel was a member of Weir High School Class of 1999. He worked as a machine operator for Tri- State Machine. He previously worked for Cabella’s Distribution.

He spent a lot of time in his garage, where he enjoyed mechanical work, painting and body work of cars and trucks. But, the loves of his life were his two little daughters.

In addition to his mother, Becky, Daniel is survived by his step-father, George Messer of Moundsville; his two precious little daughters, Skarlett and Audriee Vilga both of Seneca, SC; brothers, Paul Andrew Vilga III of Rollesville, NC and John Denver Vilga of Claysville, PA; paternal grandmother, Stella Vilga of Louise, WV and maternal grandfather, Evangelist Denver Cooper of Mounsville.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Colliers Way Church of Christ, 612 Colliers Way, in Weirton and Friday from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service at the Colliers Way Church of Christ, Weirton, WV. Minister Steven P. Smithbauer will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Daniel’s family c/o Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the care of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

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