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John Joseph "Jack" Harsan

October 23, 1942 - January 2, 2020

HARSAN, John J. “Jack”, 77, of Benwood, W.Va., died Thursday, January 2, 2020, at home.
He was born October 23, 1942, in Glen Dale, W.Va., a son of the late Joseph and Helen Gosztyla Harsan. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Benwood and a retired school teacher at Shadyside High School and Wheeling High School. He was also a wedding planner and floral designer.
He is survived by one sister, Jolene Petras; and four nieces and nephews including, Richard (Dorraine) Petras, Lori (Bill) Carano, Ronald (Kristina) Petras, and Randall (Debra) Petras.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 3-7 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 6:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10 am St. John Catholic Church, Benwood, with Rev. Arul Anthony as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Ohio Valley SPCA, P.O. Box 3001, Wheeling, WV 26003 or through (click here)


Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Time: 10:00 am


St. John Catholic Church, Benwood

622 Main Street
Benwood , WV 26031

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020


Mount Calvary Cemetery Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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