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Martha Haspel

Martha L. “Marty” Haspel, of Weirton, a caring and compassionate wife, mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020, She was 81

Martha was born on December 21, 1938, in Washington, PA, the second of three children born to Vance and Annalee Burt Hulick.

Martha grew up in Burgettstown PA., and at the young age of 16 married Clifford W. Haspel, Sr. in their sixty-five years of marriage they were blessed with three children, four grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

Cliff worked as a millwright in Weirton Steel, working many double and triple shifts while Martha took care of the home. Marty devoted her life to caring for her special needs son and was an advocate for the handicapped.

Later in life, Marty enjoyed being a Walmart greeter at the original Walmart in Weirton. She also enjoyed golfing with her lady friends at the Woodview Golf Course.

Martha nourished her faith at the Cove United Presbyterian Church, and she served her community by serving as a board member of the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her son James Vance Haspel, granddaughter Nicole Lee Coleman, and her older brother, Robert Hulick.

Martha will be remembered with love by her husband Clifford W. Haspel, Sr.; son Clifford W. Haspel, Jr.; daughter Lori (Douglas) Van Kirk; brother and David (Cheryl) Hulick; grandchildren, Jacob (Danielle) Haspel, Joshua Haspel, Shea and Brycen Van Kirk, and a greatgrandchild Aiden Coleman.

Visitation will be 11:30 until the time of services at noon Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop.

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