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 (fiance Monica), Aleksander, and Stephanie Martich; and many nieces nephews and friends.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton.
A pomen service will be held 7:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
Additional visitation will be held Tuesday 11 a.m. until the time of funeral services at noon, at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church 528 N. Fourth 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
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