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Delbert (Big Pete) Olexia

December 18, 2012
The Herald-Star

OLEXIA, Delbert (Big Pete), 63, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Dec. 17, 2012, at Trinity Medical Center, West Steubenville.

He was born April 27, 1949, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Mike Olexia and Nancy (Adkins) Klaes.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Jackie Libetti; grandparents, Alva Delbert and Mary "Granny" McCullough.

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Pete is survived by his wife, Sandra (Hood) Olexia; daughters, Rena (Ron) Dayton of Steubenville and Darcie (Bryan) Olexia Daigle of New Orleans; brother, Larry (Sue) Libetti of Steubenville; sisters, Charmane (Pete) Carney of Wheeling and Mickey Olexia of Richmond; grandchildren, Katie Waligorski, Matthew Dayton, Sofia Olexia Daigle, and Tru Olexia Daigle; aunt, Margaret Olexia of Mingo Junction, OH; family friends, Larry (Mary) Saccericca, Chris McClain, and Thomas Bensie.

Friends will be received for a memorial service at the Harmony United Methodist Church, Mingo Junction, OH on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at 7 p.m. with Pastor Sam Davis officiating.

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