October 16, 1921 ~ July 2, 2008
Milan "Milo" Evkovich, 86, of Weirton died Wednesday July 2, 2008, at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born on October 16, 1921 in Hills Vale, PA the son of the late Eli and Martha Visnic Evkovich. Milo was also preceded in death by his wife Dolores Gryskevich Evkovich, his grandson Milo Wright, and his sisters, Sarah Sikey Evkovich and Bess Anderson.
Milo served in the US Army in the Normandy Campaign, the Northern France Campaign, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe as a staff sergeant during World War II. He was decorated with the Purple Heart Oak Leaf Cluster, when he was wounded in action in France and Belgium. He also was decorated with five bronze stars.
When he returned to Weirton, Milo worked for National Steel Corporation, where he retired after 40 years of service as the superintendent of the Weirton Steel Finished Product Warehouse.
He was a member of the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church, the Pleasant Valley Country Club, where he enjoyed playing golf with his wife.
Milo is survived by his son Eli Milan Evkovich and his wife Mary; his daughter, Marta and her husband F. W. "Shag" Wright all of Weirton; his grandchildren Ian Milan Evkovich and Sarah Wright; his great grandson, Charles Shilo Wright.
Visitation will be 4-8PM Thursday at the Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where services will be held 10AM Friday.
The Very Reverend Father Rade Merick will preside.
Pomen services will be held 6:30PM Thursday in the funeral home.
Entombment will be in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
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Sarah, Marta, Shag, and family, I’am so sorry for your loss, You are in my prayers. Sarah if you need anything please let me know. Love Dee
Eli, Mary and family, Please accept my deepest sympathy at the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marta, Shag and family, Was sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. Cindi
ELI,MARY,MARTA,SHAG AND FAMILY WE WERE SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR DAD. YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST AND SINCERE SYMPATHY. WE WILL KEEP ALL OF YOU IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. ALL OF YOU ALWAYS TAKE CARE. LOVE YA, JIM AND GOLDIE
Eli, I was sorry to hear about your dad, I saw it in tonites paper right before I came out to work tonite. Sorry I didnt make it to the funeral home but you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. THE BEAR
Marta, Eli, Shag $ Sarah, Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad. Just heard of your loss today & apologize for not attending services. Your parents were truly a special breed of people with morals which are rare these days. Just be proud of having come from such a special family. They always will be missed by many. May we all learn to be better people by their example. Your Friends, Nick & Jill Greiner
May God rest his soul! Your family has always been such active memebers in our community. Your father and mother are sadly missed. May your memories, your family and friends comfort you. May God bless you always.