Margaret Zilich

Margaret Zilich, 84, of Weirton, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, in the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Born November 21, 1929, in Penowa, PA, she was a daughter of the late Mike Korpos and Anna Petrosky Korpos Opalenek.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Anton J. Zilich, her 18- month-old son, Joseph Zilich, her brothers Charles, Frank, Mike, and John Korpus and George Opalenek and sisters Mary Bonanza, Elizabeth Perloski, Julie Gevenosky and Erma Zick.

Mrs. Zilich was a homemaker, who was always willing to help others in need. She enjoyed gardening in her yard, baking, canning, and making jelly, but she will always be remembered for her famous mouth watering apple pies.

She was a member of the SNPJ Lodge and the Jefferson County Historical Society.

Margaret is survived by her sons, Anton (Sharon) Zilich of Norwalk, CT, John (Sandy Kay) Zilich of Minnetonka MN, and Saint Petersburg, FL; Mark (Tammie) Zilich of Weirton and Robert (Beverly) Zilich of New Cumberland, WV; sister, Helen Peterson of Avella, PA, and three granddaughters, Emily, Clare and Leah Zilich.

Visitation will be held Sunday 3-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday. The Reverend Father Larry Dorsch will officiate.

Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, Florence, PA.

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