ANTOL, Richard S., Sr., 73, of Weirton, died peacefully at his home on March 29, 2013. He was born February 24, 1940, in Steubenville, Ohio, the son of the late Phillip and Helen Mroczkowski Antol.
Richard graduated from Catholic Central High School and was employed as a crane operator at Weirton Steel Corporation before his retirement. Richard married his wife, Beatrice, and they settled in Weirton. They celebrated 49 years of marriage in September. He was a member of St. Peter's Church in Steubenville, Weirton Steel Corporation 25-Year-Club and the Polish National Alliance Club 652.
Richard is survived by his beloved wife, Beatrice Koltak Antol; his brother Phillip "Butch" Antol (Fran) of Wintersville; his daughter Rosemary Nassan (Mark) of Moon Township, PA; his son Rick Antol (Cindy) of Weirton and two lovely grandchildren Samantha and Hunter as well as many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
Friends may call on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, 425 N. Fourth St., Steubenville with Rev. Fr. Jonas A. Shell officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.
In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution to W.A.A.R.S, 1305 Pennsylvania Ave. Weirton, WV 26062 or Valley Hospice, 10686 State Rt. 150, Rayland, OH 43943 or to his church in his memory.