James DeFebbo

James DeFebbo

James Joseph “Feb” DeFebbo, 81 of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, with his family by his side at home.

Born on September 28, 1936 in Weirton, WV, a son of the late Anthony “Tony” and Rosemary (Spear) DeFebbo.

He also is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Grace Marie DeFebbo on March 16, 2017, four brothers, Kitan, John, Albert, and Louie DeFebbo and three sisters, Rose Ellek, Carmella Gulliford, and Helen Shuma.

James was Christian by faith. He served his country in the United States Air Force and following, worked many years as a chef for Harrahs Casino in Reno, NV, where he retired. James is survived by three children, James (Julie) DeFebbo of Reno, NV., Deborah (Randy) Albert of Follansbee, WV., and Anthony DeFebbo of Oakland, CA.; four sisters, Frances (Fred) Wenzel of Weirton, WV., Dillie Digiralamo of Weirton, WV., Gina Datillo of Transfer, PA. and Mary Boggs of Columbiana, OH.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation. All services and interment will be held privately.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV.

Condolences may be sent to www.mullenbachfh.com.