Michael L. Tennant

TENNANT, Michael L. “Mickey,” 63, of Mingo Junction, OH, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Margaret A. Redosh Tennant.

Mickey was a retired millwright for Wheeling- Pittsburgh Steel Corporation’s Steubenville South Plant at Mingo Junction, a Catholic by faith, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Steubenville Post of VFW.

In addition to his mother, who passed away Wednesday, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Tennant.

Surviving are his wife, Cheryl Hess Tennant of Mingo Junction, two sons, Michael Lee Tennant II (Lori Smith) of Brilliant, OH and Patrick Michael Tennant of Mingo Junction; a step-daughter, Carissa Bontempo (Ray Burchfield) of Steubenville, OH; a grandson, Michael Lee Tennant III of Weirton, WV and three step-grandsons, Chase DeVault, Jacob DeGarmo and Ray Burchfield.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville, OH, with a vigil service at 6 p.m.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Clairsville with Fr. Thomas Chillog as celebrant. Burial follows in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Share your thoughts and memories of Mickey with his family at www.altmeyer.com.