milos goykovich
Milos “Al” Goykovich, 94, of Weirton passed away, peacefully with his family at his side, on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Al was born in Weirton, WV on March 2, 1928, to Stojan and Milica Sipich Goykovich. On June 3, 1954, Al married Toni Mantica, and in their 64 years of marriage they were blessed with five children, five grandchildren and one great- grandson. Sadly, Toni passed away on January 7, 2019 Al provided for his family by working at Weirton Steel for forty-four years in the tin mill lab. Al nourished his faith at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church and was very active in supporting his church by volunteering his time for all the church fundraisers. You could always find AL on Wednesdays during the summer barbecuing chickens and bar tending at the Serbian Picnic Grounds. He was a member of the Serbian Men’s Club, Moose 688 and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. In his younger years he was a Cub Scout Leader. Most of all Al loved spending time with his family. Swimming at his daughter’s home, laying out by the pool and going on family vacations to the ocean, and his love for dancing will always be cherished memories. Simply put if you knew AL; you loved him. Al will be remembered with love by his son, Dr. Stephen (Debbie) Goykovich of Daytona Beach, FL; daughters Valerie Kohen and family and Julie (Joe) Chiodi of Weirton; grandchildren Stephen (Megan) Goykovich, Evan Chiodi, Nico Lucas; and great-grandson Vincent Chiodi In addition to his parents, Al was preceded in death by his wife, Conchetta “Toni” Mantica Goykovich; his two infant children, David and Terry Goykovich; brothers, Mike, Nick, Stanley, Eli Matijevich and Adam Goykovich; sisters, Martha Welsh,Sally Madich, Mary Mott, Mildred Kelchak, Katie Palmer, Dorothy Goykovich, and Katie Matijevich. Visitation will be 4 PM until 8 PM Friday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, where services will be held on Saturday at 12 Noon. Entombment will follow at Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Weirton Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church, 528 N. 4th Street, Steubenville, OH 43952. Share tributes at

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  1. So sorry for your loss!What a wonderful man always had a smile on his face,He is with his lovely wife now may there memory be Eternal!Sending prayers for Julie and family!❤🙏

  2. I’m so sad!!😭😭 He was the greatest man I just loved him so much!! Love, hugs and prayers to all!!🙏🙏🙏🙏❤❤❤❤

  3. Awe I’m so sorry to hear this 😢. Such a wonderful and loving husband/father. I always loved seeing him come in to the Geriatric Center to come visit his wife. Such a sweet man. Prayers to Julie and family.

  4. We have so many wonderful memories.We especially recall those amazing Serbian Christmas gatherings with the entire family. We treasure those memories

  5. I was so sorry to hear of Al’s passing. I worked with “Goyk” for a number of years in the Tin Mill. My prayers & condolences go out to the family.

  6. To My Cousins: Uncle Al did so much for the family and was so helpful to my mother for many years. He was dedicated to helping with church activities. Going to his house for Serbian Christmas was also memorable, as were our visits to Weirton over the years. His obituary is beautifully written and a tribute to his life. God Bless all. He is the last of the Matijevich-Goykovich children and will be missed. I am sorry that we cannot be with you in person. Love, Niece Sandy Madich Cupp and Family

  7. Steve, Valerie and Julie, my father, George Garan, and I would like to extend our sincere sympathy to your family. In addition to remembering your dad at all the Weir High football games, we spent a lot of time with him at the Geriatric Center while your mother and mine resides there. My mother passed in February 2019, shortly after yours. We used to sit on the bench outside the entrance where he and my dad talked about the good old days. God grant him eternal memory.☦️

  8. To Julie and family. I am sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I enjoyed talking with him at the picnic grounds. I asked about you one time and he called you so we could talk. God love him. Your love and devotion no doubt added smiles to his life in his later years. Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Rest in peace Al.

  9. Valerie, Chuck, Kati and Zak, I am so very sorry for your loss. Let memories of your childhood days carry you through this loss.

  10. Julie and her family: We are so heartbroken to hear this news. You know how much we loved being around both your parents; you were truly blessed. We will keep you in our prayers. We were also blessed that we spent time with both your parents.

  11. My parents, Jeanne and John Porec, thought the world of Al. So sorry for your loss. Carol Porec Kahler

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