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John "JJ" Schilinski

January 18, 1975 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 43)

J.J. (John Joseph) Schilinski Jr., 43, of Slovan, PA passed away unexpectedly on January 2nd, 2019 in Edison, NJ. He was born January 18th 1975 in Washington, PA the son of Big John Joseph Schilinski Sr. and Mara Lynn (Drazick) Schilinski both of Slovan, PA.


JJ was a 1993 Graduate of Burgettstown High School who was residing in Edison, NJ working as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Envirocon.


JJ (AKA “DBL-J All Day Every Day) had a passion for cooking while also entertaining large crowds. He combined the love for these two hobbies for family and friends while cooking on a spit for all to enjoy. He provided many laughs by showing off his animated dance moves while singing karaoke and for his infamous saying “GET IT!”.  As an avid fisherman, you could always find him beside a pond with a fishing pole in his hand. He was known for his quick wit, loud laugh and infectious smile always making him the life of the party.


In addition to his parents he is survived by his five siblings, Elizabeth (Donald) Spotti of Canonsburg, Lucas Schilinski of Slovan, Rachel (Eric) Kovach of Clinton, Sally (Cody) Mullins of Hookstown, Zachary (Shannon) Schilinski of Burgettstown, his maternal grandmother, “Bubba” Mildred Drazick of Slovan, two nephews (Eric Kovach Jr. and Colt Mullins), one niece (Lydia Schilinski) and several aunts, uncles and cousins.


Friends and family are welcome at Young Funeral Home, 23 Erie Mine Rd Burgettstown PA 15021, 724-947-2049, On Wednesday January 9th from 4-8pm. A funeral service will be held on Thursday January 10th at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Slovan Volunteer Fire Department 1934 Smith Township State Rd, Burgettstown, PA 15021
Phone: (724) 947-3488
in J.J.'s honor. 

Donations may be made to:

Slovan Volunteer Fire Department
1934 Smith Township State Rd, Burgettstown PA 15021
Tel: 1-724-947-3488

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