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John Edward Omaits

September 14, 1947 - July 19, 2017

OMAITS, John Edward, 69, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Trinity Medical Center West.

He was born September 14, 1947, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, son of the late John and Sophia (Mamula) Omaits. He was a member of St. Agnes Church in Mingo Junction and was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel. John enjoyed gardening, football, and baseball, and loved his wife, 3 daughters, and 2 grandsons dearly.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Marcelyn “Marcie” (Simon) Omaits; three daughters, Christina (John) Vecchione of Mingo Junction, Holly Omaits of Steubenville, Ohio, and Jonetta (Chris) Wiersbicki of Weirton, W.Va.; and two grandsons, Ryan and Zachary.

At John’s request, there will be no visitation. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

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