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Peter P. Kurelac, Jr.

July 4, 1939 - December 28, 2019

KURELAC, Peter P., Jr., 80, of Glen Dale, W.Va., died Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Liza’s Place.
He was born July 4, 1939, in McMechen, W.Va., a son of the late Peter Kurelac Sr. and Mary Kurelac. He was retired from Bayer and was an active member of St. James Catholic Church in McMechen. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a member of the St. James Holy Name Society. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Moundsville Country Club. He was a devoted WVU fan and loved to build, paint, and spend time with his family, especially during family reunions and get-togethers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Rose Heath, Ann Cwynar, Mary Pabin, Julie Schoppner, and Madelyn Rockaway.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Kutek Kurelac; three daughters, Trish Kurelac, Karen Kurelac, and Paula (Jay) Zimla; one son, Peter P. Kurelac III (Jessica); one sister, Katherine Wolen; three grandchildren, Samantha Zimla, Sydney Zimla, and Peter Joseph Kurelac; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 1 pm at St. James Catholic Church in McMechen with Rev. Arul Anthony as celebrant. Interment with military honors will follow in McMechen Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made in Peter’s name to the St. James Catholic Church Holy Name Society, 326 Logan Street, McMechen, WV 26040, or through www.TMCFunding.com
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm

Location:

St. James Catholic Church

326 Logan Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020

Location:

McMechen Cemetery

P.O. Box 123
McMechen, WV 26040


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