George Kost

KOST, George Robert, 70, of Weirton passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio.

Born in Aliquippa, PA on June 28, 1943, he was a son of the late George F. and Ann Kandra Kost. George was also preceded in death by his wife, Loraine DeCollo Kost and two sisters, Patricia Bologna and Cheryl Marie Kost.

He was retired from J&L Steel Company in Aliquippa, PA and since 1973 has been the owner/operator of Kost Auto Sales in Weirton. George was a very giving person with a huge heart and was loved by all. He was also a great uncle to his nieces and nephews.

George is survived by a daughter, Janeen Gismondo (Mario) of Weirton; two brothers, Ronald Kost (Lora) of Columbiana, OH and Richard Kost (Linda) of Aliquippa, PA; three grandchildren, Hailee Ann Vizyak, Olivia Loraine and Ethan Mario Gismondo and companion Janet Durbin.

Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. until the funeral service at 8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV with Fr. Manuel Gelido officiating. Inurnment will be held at the convenience of his family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 S. High St. Morgantown, WV 26501.

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