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Ted Visnich, 91 of Slovan, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 7, 2019.
Ted was born on July 10, 1927 in Slovan, a son of the late Emily and Samuel Visnich.
Ted served in the US Navy from 1944 to 1947 as a Coxswain stationed on the USS LaGrange, during the Pacific Theatre of WWII. He ran an LCVP landing boat, landing troops in the Philippines and Okinawa.
He retired from West Penn Power Co. as a foreman where he worked for 40 years.
He was a lifetime member of Raccoon Valley Sportsman Association and Knights of Columbus. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Slovan Post #6553, and Our Lady of Lourdes Church.
On June 10, 1949 he married Florence Schilinski, who passed away April 20, 2018
Ted is survived by his children Diana Haley and Randy (Tracy) Visnich, three grandchildren, Brian Haley, Michael (Benita) Haley, Jessica (Anthony) Florian. One great granddaughter Alexandra Haley, his sister Olga Visnich and brother Rudy (Christine) Visnich, Brother in law Tom (Patricia) Schilinski. And many nieces and nephews.
Ted is preceded in death by his siblings Bill (Willow), George, Sam, Milan, Zarrie (Hennon), Bessie (Vuksonovich), Sadie (Stipanovich)
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday July 18, 2019 at 11 am in Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 23 Erie Mine Rd Burgettstown 724-947-2049 www.youngfhinc.com with the Reverend Toni Harrington Officiating.
Full Military honors will follow 2pm at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
Donations may be made to St Jude Children’s research hospital PO BOX 50 Memphis TN 38101 or Wounded Warrior Project, Donor care Center PO BOX 758518 Topeka Kansas 66675