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Members of the Jefferson County Democratic Party are mourning the loss of one of their own, with the sudden passing of former Mingo Junction Mayor John “Wiz” Fabian.

Party Chairman Frankie DiCarlantonio said, “We have lost a person of integrity and someone who was a friend to everyone he met. John was a great public servant, a great Democrat and a great man.”

In addition to being a longtime member of the Jefferson County Democratic Party, Fabian also served as a Steubenville Township Trustee, a member of Mingo Junction Village Council, as well as serving as Mayor.

“His legacy will be marked by the important and impactful contributions that John made, not only to our Democratic Party, but to all of our Jefferson County community,” said DiCarlantonio.