The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 3, 2008

Joseph L. Brezovic Sr.

BREZOVIC – Joseph L. Sr., 91, East Taylor Township, died Nov. 2, 2008, at home. Born Aug. 1, 1917, in Conemaugh, son of Joseph Sr. and Mary (Medvd) Brezovic. Preceded in death by parents; son, Gregory, in infancy; sisters, Dorothy Swete and Lillian Vautar; and brother, Fred. Survived by wife, former Louise Milavec; and children, Joseph Jr. Lt. Col. USAF Retired, married to Darlene Ferguson, Friendswood, Texas; Michael SSgt. U.S. Army Retired, married to Victoria Dadura, Johnstown; Martin MCPO U.S. Navy, married to Barbara Ozimok, Johnstown; Anita, married to Brian Vance, Altoona; Philip TSgt. USAF Retired, Johnstown; Charmaine, married to William Aurandt, Johnstown; Christopher, married to Toshi Rothfuss, Springboro, Ohio; Vincent, Charlotte, N.C.; Felicia, married to Mark Bittcher, New Kensington; Jennifer, Washington D.C.; and Jason J. LCDR, USN, DDS. Also survived by 21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Member of Church of the Transfiguration, Conemaugh-Franklin American Legion, SNPJ Lodge 254 and USWA Lower Cambria Local. Retired forge operator from Bethlehem Steel Corp., with 46 years’ service. Army veteran of World War II. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, 2503 Bedford St., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday at Church of the Transfiguration, the Rev. Robert C. Hall. Committal, Grandview Cemetery, where military rite will be conducted at graveside by Conemaugh Valley Detachment Marine Corps League.

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