The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

August 15, 2013

Lewis Roman

On Monday (Aug. 12, 2013), a beautiful angel passed through the gates of heaven when Lewis F. “Gee Gee” Roman, 72, of St. Albans, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at CAMC Memorial Hospital, after a courageous and valiant seven-week battle with a lung infection.

Lew was born March 29, 1941, in Uniontown, Pa., to Donald and Angela “Judy” Roman, both of whom preceded him in death.

Lew grew up in Clarksburg and graduated from Notre Dame High School, Class of 1959, and attended West Virginia University. He had a very successful 35-year career as an executive with Commercial Credit Citigroup before retiring in 1999.

After retiring, he was able to travel extensively, including going to Hawaii and Italy two different times. He thoroughly enjoyed touring the country of his heritage and going to Calabria to see the home area of his grandparents.

He was a member of and served on the finance committee of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Nitro, was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Lew was an avid outdoorsman, truly enjoying hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time in the mountains. His true passion was rebuilding and restoring antique cars. He was a skilled mechanic and craftsman and restored brilliantly five antique cars.

Left to cherish his memory, Lewis is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 49 1/2 years, Barbara; his adoring daughters, Michelle Fox and husband Jamie of Hurricane, Lisa Ramsey and husband Kevin of St. Albans, and Tina Slater and husband Rick of Hurricane; and seven grandchildren, Alexa, Isabella and Preston Fox, Josh and Zach Ramsey, and Tori and Mackenzie Slater, all of whom he loved dearly and immensely enjoyed spending time with and attending their activities.

He is also survived by his brother, Frank Roman and wife Mary Jo; brother-in-law, Thomas Rokisky and wife Sharon; along with several nieces, nephews and dear friends.

He will be truly missed by all his family and friends, but all are grateful for having the opportunity to know him.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 Sixth Ave., St. Albans. A scripture prayer service will also be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2219 22nd St., Nitro, with the Rev. Father Joseph Tuscan, OSM Cap, as celebrant. Graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Clarksburg.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

You may also share condolences with the family at www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Sallie Hite

    Sallie B. Hite, 85, of Fairmont, died Monday afternoon (July 28, 2014) at Beulahland Assisted Living in Grafton.

    July 29, 2014

  • Charles “Chuck” Pollack III

    Charles Patrick “Chuck” Pollack III, 64, of Rachel, passed away Sunday (July 27, 2014) at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Carmela Gray

    Carmela M. Gray, 98, of Fairmont, passed away at St. Barbara’s Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah.

    July 29, 2014

  • Erika Leeper

    Erika Leeper, 79, of Katy, died Monday (July 28, 2014) in Germany, the land of her birth.

    July 29, 2014

  • Charles “Chuck” Pollack III

    “Chuck” Pollack III, 64, of Rachel, died Sunday (July 27, 2014) at his residence.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the Hutson Funeral Home in Mannington and are incomplete. www.hutsonfuneralhomes.com.

    July 28, 2014

  • OB- Cutright.jpg Merle Cutright Sr.

    Merle Melvin Cutright Sr., 75, of Baxter, passed away on Sunday (July 27, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital. He was born on April 29, 1939, a son of the late William Oliver and Helen Natalynn Miele Cutright. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy L. Cutright of Baxter.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Carpenter

    Karen Joyce Carpenter, 61, of Fairmont, went to be with her precious Savior on Thursday (July 24, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following an extended illness.

    July 27, 2014

  • John Gray

    John Alfred Gray, 92, of Fairmont, passed away Friday evening, July 25, 2014, in the Genesis Pierpont Healthcare Center.

    July 27, 2014

  • Myra Riddle

    Myra “Lou” Riddle, 80, of Farmington, went to be with the Lord and her family who went before her on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown with her family by her side.

    July 27, 2014

  • Carl Stewart

    Carl Lee Stewart, 78, of Fairmont, formerly of Mannington, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 27, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads