Romeo Cipriani, 88 of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Weirton Medical Center.
Romeo was born on July 7, 1933 in Follansbee, WV. He was the son of the late Mariano P. Cipriani and Angela Margaret (Monaco) Cipriani.
Romeo was a 1950 graduate of Steubenville Catholic Central High School and went on to get his Masters in Chemistry. He retired after 34 years of service as a Professor Chemistry at the former West Liberty State College. Romeo was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee, WV.
In addition to his parents, Romeo was preceded in death by his three siblings, Giuseppe Cipriani, Mariano Cipriani Jr and Margaret Diserio.
Romeo is survived by his four siblings, Joseph Cipriani of Weirton, WV, Teresa Morelli of Columbus, OH, Carol Valenti of Weirton, WV and Linda Pfabe and her husband, Howard of Wellsburg, WV and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304)527-1717 where funeral will commence on Saturday at 9:30 AM.
Catholic Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St Anthony Catholic, Follansbee, WV, Father Arul Anthony, presiding.
Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.
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