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Official Obituary of

Michael J. DiBacco

December 17, 1935 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Michael DiBacco Obituary

MICHAEL J. DiBACCO, 88, of Weirton, WV passed away peacefully on January 14th, 2024 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Mike was born on December 17th, 1935 in Hanlin Station, PA. The son of Michele and Liberata (Gaffoli) DiBacco, he was the youngest of 14 children. He was preceded in death by brothers Louis, John, Antonio, Sam and sisters Mary, Agnes, Norma, Amelia, Grace, Angeline, Edna, Josephine, Rose along with many nieces and nephews.

He graduated from Union High School in Burgettstown, PA and was a veteran of the Marine Corps having served at Camp Lejeune, NC. He was employed by Weirton Steel with 38+ years of service.

He married Carol Jean (Mis) on April 17th, 1958; she preceded him in death on October 7th, 2016.

Together they have four children who survive: Carrie Hardsouk, Steven (Lynne) DiBacco, John (Carol) DiBacco, and Karl (Stacy) DiBacco. Lovingly called Pap, Mike leaves behind 10 grandchildren: Emily (Douglas) Foster, Andrew (Laura) Hardsouk, Douglas (Page) Hardsouk, Sarah (Mason) Barnhart, Chelsey and Micah DiBacco, Haley (Joe) Craft, Caitlyn DiBacco, Karly (Luke) Ross, and Jay DiBacco. He was Pap Pap to 11 great grandchildren: Alaya, Bentley, Jack, Cooper, Georgie, Rylee, Everlee, Mila, Archer, Samuel, and Baby B due in June. also surviving are sisters-in-law: Helen (George) Hvizdos, Stefana Iannetti, and Vonice (Russel) Carr along with many nieces and nephews, caregivers and friends Ron Ayers and Chris Fanase.

When his sons were young, Mike coached baseball for the Weirton Termites. He then enjoyed rooting for his grandchildren on the sidelines of all sports and was proud of all their accomplishments. Michael loved being surrounded by family- especially on spaghetti Sundays. In the summer, he looked forward to warm weather and spending time on his deck with an ice cold bud light and his grand-dogs by his side.

The family is at peace knowing that Mom and Dad are reunited for eternity.

Visitation will take place Friday January 19 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, 380 Penco Road, Weirton, where the funeral will take place Saturday at 10:30 AM with Reverend Harry Bielewicz presiding. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown, PA.

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January 19, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services
380 Penco Rd
Weirton, WV 26062

Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

10:30 AM
Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services
380 Penco Rd
Weirton, WV 26062


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