OLENICK, Emily Stella, 89, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in the home of her daughter, Constance Joyce in Steubenville, Ohio.
Born on Aug. 19, 1923, in Weirton, Emily was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Zak Markowicz.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edmund J. Olenick; daughter, Marianne Olenick; and two brothers, Edward and Adolph Markowicz.
Emily retired from C&P Telephone Company where she was a telephone operator for many years and also loved making her house a home as a homemaker.
Emily was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, and was involved with the Christian Mothers.
She is survived by three sons, Vincent P. Olenick (Dorothy) of Dillonvale, OH, Joseph Olenick of L'Orignal, Ontario Canada and Peter Olenick (Layne) of Spring, TX; two daughters, Claudia (Evan) Cebula of Little River, SC and Constance (Michael) Joyce of Steubenville, OH; a sister, Cecilia Watkins of Weirton; 10 grandchildren, Mary Gonzalez, Patrick, Eric and Kevin Joyce, Tricia Kuczmarski, Raeanne, Laura, Thomas, Jenna and Emily Olenick; four great-grandchildren, Bianca and Katya Gonzalez, Erin Joyce and Christian Kuczmarski.
Friends will be received on Friday from 2-5 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Weirton.
Interment will follow at Saint Paul Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church.
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