Victor Gladen Giammerino
Victor G. Giammerino, 74, of Stover, W.Va., passed away at his home Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
Born on May 16, 1939, at Stover, he was the son of the late Dixie Giammerino and Bernice Shumate Lotz.
Mr. Giammerino was a graduate of Trap Hill High School in 1957 and served the next three years with the 3rd Infantry Division in the U.S. Army, two of those years in Germany. After discharge he attended WV Institute of Technology where he obtained a degree in Industrial Arts. After 6 years in Cleveland, Ohio, teaching and coaching football and wrestling he returned to W.Va.
Mr. Giammerino resumed his teaching and coaching career at then Sophia High School, then transferred to Liberty High School, where he retired.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dixie and mother Bernice, by two brothers, Ricky and Mark David.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Andrew Mark Giammerino of Virginia, a daughter Viki Giammerino Hendrick of New Haven, W.Va.; a daughter-in-law, Nelly and a son-in-law, Rex. Four wonderful grandchildren, Paige Giammerino, Elisabeth, Cynthia, and David Hendrick.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Friends may visit with the family thirty minutes prior to the gathering.
Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net .
“This has been a great life, and I am looking forward to my next journey.” According to his wishes, Mr. Giammerino was cremated.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.
Edward Grygiel, 74, of Beckley, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at his residence.
Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.