Stanley Owoc

OWOC, Stanley M., Jr., 81, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Monday, May 16, 2011.

He was born January 6, 1930 in Wheeling, W.Va., son of the late Stanley M. Owoc, Sr. and Mary Lapituk.

He was a Christian by faith.

Stanley was a steelworker at Ohio Ferro Alloy in Clarington, Ohio and Barber/Owner of Stan’s Barber Shop in south Wheeling for over 40 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, where he proudly served in Korea and was decorated with a Korean Service Metal, three Bronze Stars, and the Over Seas Bar.

Stan was an avid Steeler fan and Pirate fan. He loved to cook, enjoyed the game of golf, loved gardening, animals, Jazz, Big Band and Polka Music.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Emil and Leo Owoc and Walter Maweski; two sisters, Jane Witkowski and Florence Cappicci.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Naomi Wilson Owoc, of Moundsville; two sons, Michael (Harriett Faye) Owoc of Harrisville, W.Va., and Steve Owoc (Laura Stewart) of Bethlehem, W.Va.; one sister, Mary Goedell of Wheeling, W.Va.; one granddaughter, Gia Nicole Romesburg of Parkersburg, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Stanley Owoc, Jr. may be expressed to the Marshall County Animal Shelter at 37 Animal Shelter Dr., Moundsville, WV 26041.

Private services were held and entrusted to CARE Funeral and Cremation Service, 1500 Second St., Moundsville. www.CARECHAPEL.com