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Joseph Gagich

December 25, 1927 December 3, 2018
Joseph Gagich
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Obituary for Joseph Gagich

Joseph Gagich, 90, of Avella, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 in Southwestern Veterans Center, Pittsburgh.

He was born on December 25, 1927 in Rea, son of the late Serdan and Mary Oreb Gagich.

Mr. Gagich attended school in Avella and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1952.

He worked as an ironworker until his retirement in 1982 and was a member of Ironworkers Local Union 549 of Wheeling, WV.

Joe had served on the Avella School Board and was a former Cross Creek Township Supervisor.

He was very proud of his dairy farm and treasured his antique water pumps. Joe was a hard worker and loved to spend time with his family.

On October 3, 1954, he married Mildred Victoria Marinkovich, who died on August 20, 2002.

Surviving Mr. Gagich are: four daughters: Joanne (Anthony) Izzo of North Las Vegas, NV, Maryanne (Eugene) Capp of Wellsburg, WV, Diane (Dominic) Frank of Avella, Roseanne (David) Andersen of Henderson, NV; a son, Joseph A. Gagich of Avella; 6 grandchildren, Eugene Capp, Francesca Izzo, Anthony (Rachel) Capp, Dominic Frank III, Rachel Andersen and her husband Nate Eisenreich, Natalie Frank; one great grandchild, Vincent Capp;
a sister, Mary Salopek of West Mifflin; a brother Daniel (Barbara) Gagich of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased in addition to his wife and parents are, three brothers, John, William and Robert Gagich; four sisters, Mildred Vorkopic, Jeanne Gagich, Ruby Andrich and Helen Karan.

A memorial gathering will be held from 10am-noon on Friday, December 28, in the Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc., 18 Campbell Street, Avella, PA 15312, with a military walk-thru conducted at noon.

Inurnment will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV. Full military rites will be accorded graveside by Bert C. Sider American Legion Post 643 of Avella.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Bert C. Siders American Legion Post 643 of Avella at 30 Short Street, Avella, PA 15312.

Condolences may be expressed at www.stefkovichfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

28

Dec

10:00 AM 12/28/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/28/2018 12:00:00 PM
Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.

18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65
Avella, PA 15312

A Memorial Gathering.

Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.
18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65 Avella 15312 PA
United States

Service

Friday

28

Dec

12:00 PM 12/28/2018 12:00:00 PM
Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.

18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65
Avella, PA 15312

Military Walk-Thru.

Jerome A. Stefkovich Funeral Home, Inc.
18 Campbell Street, PO Box 65 Avella 15312 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Franklin Cemetery Final Resting Place

Washington Pike
Wellsburg, WV 26070

Washington Pike Wellsburg 26070 WV
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Bert C. Siders Post 643

30 Short Street
Avella, PA 15312
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