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John Anthony DeMotto

November 24, 1949 December 3, 2018
John Anthony DeMotto
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Obituary for John Anthony DeMotto

John Anthony DeMotto, age 69 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Monday evening, December 3, 2018 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV. He had been in declining health.
He was born Wednesday, November 23, 1949 at Elkins, WV a son of Patricia DeMotto Zirkle, who survives at Elkins, WV. He was previously married to the former Diane Sanders, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Jeremy Walker DeMotto of Washington State; one daughter, Angela Marie Hart and husband Jeff of Elkins; three brothers, David Michael Zirkle, Richard Leon “Rick” Zirkle, and Foreman Benjamin “Benny” Zirkle, Jr., all of Coalton; three grandchildren, Nathan, Elliott, and Andrew Hart, all of Elkins; and three aunts, Anita Goddin, Betty Ross, and Mary Jo DeMotto, all of Elkins.
Preceding him in death are his grandparents, Joseph and Marietta DeMotto whom he dearly loved and his stepfather, Foreman Benjamin “Ben” Zirkle, Sr.,
He was a graduate of Coalton High School, with the Class of 1967 and attended Potomac State College. He was a heavy equipment mechanic and a truck driver and later was a Barber in Elkins. He was a member of the Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church. He was a sports enthusiast and an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 9 AM to 10 AM, Friday, December 7, 2018 at which time he will be moved to the Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church at Coalton where the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM. The Rev. Father Jim O’Conner will be the Presider and interment will follow at the Saint Brendan Cemetery at Elkins, WV.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Dec

9:00 AM 12/7/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12/7/2018 10:00:00 AM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins

120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States

Mass Of Christian Burial

Friday

7

Dec

11:00 AM 12/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Saint Patricks Catholic Church

200 Church Street
Coalton, WV 26257

Saint Patricks Catholic Church
200 Church Street Coalton 26257 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Saint Brendan Cemetery Final Resting Place

181 Saint Brendan Way
Elkins, WV 26241

181 Saint Brendan Way Elkins 26241 WV
United States
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