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John Medvick, Jr

John Medvick, Jr., 89, of Stockdale, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, in the emergency room at Mon Valley Hospital. Born in Stockdale on Nov. 19, 1921, he is the son of the late John and Mary (Hyrko) Medvick, Sr. During WW II, he fought in Gen. Patton's 3rd Army during the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Medvick worked for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Allenport Plant, as a millwright before retiring after 38 years of employment. He was a member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Charleroi, American Legion Post 801, Roscoe, and was a life-member of Stockdale VFD. He loved going to the Meadows for the horse races and enjoyed listening to the music of the Big Band Era and trout fishing. Mr. Medvick is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret (Zola) Medvick; a son, J. Greg Medvick, of Stockdale; a daughter, Marlene Medvick, of Oakton, VA; nieces, Beth Medvick and Mary Medvick Nelson and husband Patrick; great-nieces, Elizabeth, Katherine, and Alexandra; great-nephew, Phillip; a brother and sister-in-law, William and Irma Medvick; and a very dear and close family friend, Donna Heflin. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother and sister, Frank Medvick and Hope Reid. Friends will be received on Sunday, Dec. 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., 1008 Furlong Avenue, Roscoe, where a funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 13, at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Gregory Peterson officiating. A graveside service will follow in Monongahela Cemetery. American Legion Post 801 will conduct services on Sunday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.


He was truly one of "The Greatest Generation." One of my very favorite childhood memories is listening to Uncle Jay whistling while he painted Nana's house. Marlene, Greg, Aunt Margaret, Uncle Jay - always in my heart, thoughts and prayers. Love, Beth

Beth Medvick Dec 11 2010 12:00 AM