george martich
George Martich, 87, of Weirton, WV, died peacefully with his family by his side, on Saturday October 20, 2018. Born in Midland, PA, on December 16, 1930, George was a son of the late Jovan and Sava (Buncic) Martich. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Dan Martich, and his sister, Mary Yandrich. George graduated from Midland High School, were he was class president for four years. He served his country for four years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Following the war, George graduated from the Steubenville Business College. After a 38 year career in banking, Mr. Martich retired as the Vice President of the former Bank of Weirton. He was an active member and past president of the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church, Steubenville, OH. In addition George was the former president of the Serb National Federation as well as a local lodge officer for many years. He was a member of the Serbian Men‘s Club, Tsar Lazar Male Choir, and a former 50 year member of the Petar Krstich Choir. He will be remembered with love by his wife of 65 years, Mildred “Mickey” (Wujnovich) Martich; his two sons, John and Juka Martich of Weirton, WV, and Dr. G. Daniel and Lisa Martich of Bradfordwoods, PA; his brother, Milan and Mercia Martich of Northridge, CA; grandchildren, Milan, George (Fiancé Monica), Aleksander, and Stephanie Martich; and many nieces nephews and friends. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton. A pomen service will be held 7:30 PM Monday in the funeral home. Additional visitation will be held Tuesday 11 AM until the time of funeral services at 12 noon, at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church 528 N.4th St. Steubenville, OH. Entombment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to SNF Scholarship Fund, c/o Serb National Federation, 615 Iron City Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 or to the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church 528 N. Fourth Street Steubenville, OH 43952 share

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  1. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of George Martich, give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
    I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
    My thoughts
    and prayers to the family of ….

    US Navy Veteran, George Martich, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  2. May God grant him rest with the Saints, and may his memory be eternal. Vječnaja Pamjat!
    Milo & Sofia Zdjelar Wuslich

  3. Our condolences to Mickey and Family. May your faith be your comfort. +George was a leader in doing what he thought best for the Serbian people.🇷🇸Vjecnaja Pamjat! With sympathy, Protinica Zaga, Deacon Theodore Toso and Tanja Sokolovic Family; Sub-deacon Milan and Mirjana Damljanovic Family

  4. Dear Mickey and Family,

    Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of this kind and lovely man. I always enjoyed our brief visits. May his memory be eternal. Vjecnaja Pamjat.

    Vonnie Orlich – AZ

  5. Dear Mrs. Martich, John and Dan – in honor of our parents, all my siblings send our deepest sympathy to the family. What an incredible life lived, full of memories and love. My father would always describe him as a gentle and kind soul. May the full life he lived give you comfort and peace. His love lives on.
    John, Tanya, Tim, Teresa and Tina – the Grossi Family

  6. Condolences to the Martich family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, “heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds.” May God bring you comfort and peace.

  7. Dear Mickey, John, Danny and Family, so sorry to hear the news of George’s passing and extending my deepest sympathy. George and you are in my thoughts and prayers. George is embedded in my memories as a staple in our Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church and the Petar Kristich choir. May God grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Vjecnaja Pamjat.

  8. Dear Mickey & Family. May God bless you in this moment of grief. Please
    Accept our most sincere condolences. The world is going to miss this
    Honorable Gentleman. Vjecnaja Pamjat

  9. Condolences to the Martich family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, “heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds.” May God bring you comfort and peace.

  10. Dear Mickey and Family,
    Our sincerest condolences for your lose. As a youth growing up in the Petar Krstich Choir, I looked up to George and considered him one of my mentors. I was always impressed with the way he conducted himself. I will remember him as a “class” individual. Your sadness will go away. Your 65 years of pleasant memories will last forever. Milan & Terri Vuchenich

  11. Our sincere sympathies to Mickey and the entire Martich family. George was a dear man and we will remember him fondly as a dedicated member of the Serbian Orthodox community. Vjecnaja Pamjat!

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