Michael Marovich, 57, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011 in the Acuity Specialty Hospital, Steubenville, OH. Born October 18, 1954 in Weirton, he was the son of the late Nick and Norma LaRue Marovich. With over 31 years of service, Mr. Marovich retired from the Hancock County Schools where he worked as the custodian. He was a member of the Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church in Steubenville and the WV Education Association Union. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Ohio State Buckeye fan. Mr. Marovich is survived by his sister Denise Holloway; nephews Edward Walker and his wife Stacy with whom he made his home and Wesley Holloway who is serving in the US Marine of 29 Psalms, CA; niece Sara Holloway of Weirton and great nephews Nicholas and Logan Walker. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11AM until the 1PM funeral service at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. The Very Reverend Father Rade Merick will officiate. Interment will be in the Serbian Cemetery, Weirton.

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  1. I knew Mike many years when I taught at Weirton Heights School. He was kind to the children , as well as the staff, ever appreciative of little gifts, even something as simple as sending a card during his illnesses, or bringing him a hot coffee in the morning. “Mr. Mike”, as my students called him, spent so much of his life in ill health that I am glad to know that his suffering is over.

  2. Dear Eddie and Family, I am so deeply sorry for your loss.Mike and I had so many good conversations. A lot of laughs too!! He used to tell me I was a good listener. I feel so sad that I never got over to see him. He was a good and caring person and always wanted what was best for his family. I will miss Mike and I’m sure he’s at peace in the kingdom of Heaven.God Bless all of you and take care. Co-worker Sherri Grieco

  3. Mike’s family, My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I enjoyed working with Mike for many years. I remember he was happy to hear that my mom’s family was Serbian and that I also loved pogachi (Serbian Christmas bread). He said his mom used to make it. I remember he called me when the Steelers won the Super Bowls. He was so happy. May his soul rest in peace. Janet

  4. To Mike’s family: So sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. He was a gentle soul and I believe tried his best. I worked with him for 16 years while I was secretary at Weirton Hts. Elem. May Our Lord keep him and his family close to Our Lord’s Heart during this sad time. So sad that he didn’t have a chance to enjoy his retirement. God Bless…

  5. Got to meet Mike during one of many hospital stays I observed. Always a big smile though you could tell he was in pain. Always optimistic. A gentle giant. To all things a season. Chas Biewen RN

  6. To the Marovich family, I worked with Mike at Weirton Heights Elementary. Being president of the teachers’ association, we would always talk about the politics of education. May the good memories of him help get you through this difficult time. Rest in Peace Mike.

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