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John P. Onisko

John P. Onisko, 59, of Roscoe, died suddenly Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009. He was born March 7, 1950, in New Eagle, a son of the late Michael Onisko Sr. and Marie Moravitz Onisko Burns. He was Greek Orthodox by faith, a member of the Roscoe American Legion Post 801, a former member of the Roscoe Slovak Club, and a former employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Allenport Plant. John was a veteran of the Vietnam War, an avid hunter and enjoyed attending motocross races with his boys. Survivors include three children and his ex-wife, Johnny Patrick Onisko of West Brownsville, Steven Willis Onisko of Roscoe, Tania Ann Onisko Slother (Shane) of Marienville, Pa., and JoAnne Walker Onisko of Roscoe; two grandchildren, Hannah JoAnne Slother and Samuel John Slother; a brother, Mike Onisko Jr. of Franklinville, N.Y.; a niece, Aimee Onisko McCloy, and nephew, Michael Onisko, both of Roscoe; and one aunt, Margaret Moravitz Berdak of Hyattsville, Md. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alyssa Ann Slother, who passed away Sept. 23, 2008, at the age of three. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the MELENYZER-DUBARR FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe. American Legion service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with funeral service Friday, Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. with Father James Ragan officiating. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora.


JoAnn, So sorry to hear of the untimley death of Nuck. My prayers are with you and your children at this time. God Bless You . Tina Flaherty King

Tina Flaherty King Oct 2 2009 12:00 AM

Tania & Family, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Amy & Shane

Amy & Shane Oct 1 2009 12:00 AM

Johnny and Tania, you have my very deepest sympathies at your sudden and tragic loss. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jeffrey A. Kash Sep 30 2009 12:00 AM

I'm sorry to hear of your loss, sending my condolences and prayers for the family. *hugs*

Kristina Caldwell Sep 30 2009 12:00 AM