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John Milan Ralich, 34, of Weirton, WV died unexpectedly at his home on January 21, 2017. Born on February 1, 1982, in Pittsburgh, PA, John was a son of Milan "Lou" Ralich of Weirton, and Mary Casey Bayless (Rich) of Bethany, WV. A Weir High School graduate of the Class of 2000, John made his living on what he enjoyed most, standup comedy. He came alive when he was on stage. All who knew him can attest that John loved to make people feel good, and he often accomplished that thru laughter. His compassionate nature drew him to always wanting to help others. He was a friend you could always count on to lend an ear and give you intelligent advice. He loved to travel and traveled the country performing at Open Mic, He also loved to work out at Any Time Fitness. But most of all, John loved his family. His family was everything to him. In addition to his parents, John is survived by his sister, Jennifer Fulmer Scears (Steve) of Weirton, WV; a brother, Eric Fulmer (Michelle) of Boyertown, PA; nephews, Nicholas and Brandon Scears; nieces, Geneva Loftus, and Lydia Scears.; and numerous cousins, friends, colleagues, and friends who loved him. Visitation will be 3-8 PM Thursday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 475 Colliers Way, Weirton. Additional visitation will be 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM Friday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 475 Colliers Way, Weirton. Rev. Larry Barkley will preside. Memorial contributions may be made to the Weirton Salvation Army, 800 Cove Road, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes and memories at 304 748 3219

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  1. Lou, Mary, Jennifer, Eric, and Family, May the good Lord be with you at this time. We were so saddened to hear this shocking news. John was so easy to talk to and fun to be around. His love of music and comedy was contagious. He was so good for so many of us. He will be surely missed and very much remembered. Love to all of you. Jim & Jackie Brandolino

  2. When someone loses there spouse they are a widower. When someone loses there parents they are a orphan. But there seems to be no word for when you lose your children. Maybe because that’s the hardest loss to deal with. My deepest condolences are with you as you grieve. Psalm 119: 76.

  3. John will be missed by many!! I will especially miss our talks and of course those beautiful “blue” eyes!!!

  4. Gary & I were so sad to hear of the loss of your dear son. We understand the pain that comes with the passing of a child. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

  5. Lou So very sorry for your loss. I just had surgery & unable to be with you. You are in our thoughts & prayers. Ron & Patty Komorowski

  6. Milan and family…you have my deepest sympathy..Please know you and your family are in my prayers…..

  7. Lou, Mary and family, there are no words to describe the pain you all must be feeling. Please know I am praying for you and your family. My sympathy goes out to each and every one of you.

  8. So very sorry, Lou and family. Words are not enough. We pray that God will comfort you and ease your pain.

  9. Lou, I’m sorry for your loss! I know he was your son, but also your buddy! Your whole face lit up when you talked about him! I saw the love and felt the love Just remember don’t mourn his death , celebrate his life! He will continue to shine with the angels ???? Sending prayers and hugs

  10. We are so sorry to hear of your loss and wish there was some way to ease your pain. In time, John’s legacy of love and laughter, will give you great comfort. Rich and I will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Please know we’re here for all of you. (((Hugs)))

  11. Thoughts and prayers are with you, Lou, and your family during this tragic period. John was a kind and special guy……

  12. Lou, Mary, Jennifer and Eric, You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you all during this most sorrowful and tragic lose.

  13. Lou and family, We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your son John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. May you find comfort in all the wonderful moments you had with him. Love and prayers.

  14. The most horrible thing is to lose a child! May God give you the courage and strength to endure your loss! Please know that your in our thoughts and prayers!

  15. May God’s comforting arms surround All the family and Friends , today and Comfort them with His Love while they grieve .John was a very Special Young Man whose kindness and compassion for others knew no bounds….John was a classmate and friend to my son ,Joey(who also shares the same birthday ) and my daughter Leigh-Ann, they both loved John and will have many memories to remember him by..He will be sadly missed , as he was a wonderful “Soul”…Rest in Peace, honey..!! No matter where or when I saw him out and about , he always had time to stop and talk and ask about Joey and Leigh-Ann….He was an awesome young man…

  16. Lou, Mary,Jennifer, and Eric. Deepest sympathy for the lost of John. He was a wonderful young man and will be missed

  17. Jennifer and family, So very sorry to hear about your brother. My prayers go out to you and your family. Hugs and prayers going out to you all.

  18. Family, I’m very sorry to hear about John’s passing. I was lucky enough to have a friendship with him. He was always able to make me laugh and smile. Such a big heart. He will be missed.

  19. John, thinking of you on this day. How we miss and long for you. Why did you have to leave us. Rest in peace. With love

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