Our Dad and Grandfather, Edward Paul Valuska, died at Carriage Inn in Steubenville, OH on January 11, 2021. Edward was born in Wellsburg WV on May 26, 1923 the son of John and Anna Hudek Valuska. Edward was a WWII veteran serving in the Army Air Corp as part of D-Day Operations and then in France. He was honorably discharged as a Sargeant. He was one of the longest tenured employees at Wheeling-Pittsburg Steel and was featured in the union paper as a Man of Steel. He married JoAnn Pollock in November 1948. She passed away in November of 2010. Edward was preceeded in death by his four brothers; eldest brother John Jr. USMC who was killed in combat in the Pacific, George, Michael and David Valuska; four sisters Anna Pfiller, Helena Dyak, Margaret Herman and Esther Valuska.
He leaves to forever remember him with great love and gratitude one daughter Linda (John) Salsberg; three sons Edward A. (Debbie) Valuska, David P. Valuska, and Michael A. (Lisa) Valuska, grandchildren Melissa (Tom) Clevinger, Charles Edward Schieffer, (Elisia) and Allan James Valuska, Ashley and Alexis Valuska, and three great grandchildren Jackson, Lilliana and Olivia Schieffer and two nieces who regarded him as a father, Vicki Owen (FL) and Dawn Hartranft.
Thank you so much to Carriage Inn and Dr. Tranto for their kind care. Kiley and Ashley and all the staff Dad loved you! And thank you to our dear Lord for lending us Dad for 97 years.
Edward was a master gardener and loved nature. Early in life he was baptized a Christian. Donations in his memory can be donated to VFW of which he was a member, Audobon Society or World Wildlife Fund.
Memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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