PEPE, James "Jimmy" John, 81, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away Jan. 1, 2013, at Brightwood, Follansbee, WV.
Jimmy was born August 19, 1931, in Louise, WV, to the late Joseph Pepe and Katie Natle Pepe.
He retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, was a member of the Wellsburg Moose Lodge, and was a Catholic by Faith, attending St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg, WV.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Patsy Pepe, and Steve Pepe; four sisters, Grace Kelley, Rose Simms, Mary Wilson, and Thresa Harvey.
He is survived by one brother, Fred Pepe of Wellsburg; three sisters, Josephine Smith of Charleston, WV, Lena DiBendetto and her husband, Frank of Steubenville, and Flora Antigo of Wellsburg, WV; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV. A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held Friday January 4, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg, WV, with Father Dan Pisano as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.
Online condolences may be made at Reasnerof Wellsburg.com