George Bradcovich

September 5, 1923 - September 29, 2013

09/05/1923 - 09/29/2013

BRADCOVICH, George, 90, of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 in Peterson Hospital.
He was born September 5, 1923 in Wheeling, a son of the late Fabian and Anna F. Pogacic Bradcovich.
He was a retired diesel mechanic with Tower Lines Trucking, a member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Teamsters Local #697, Cave Club, Elm Grove Civics, Elm Grove Eagles #1891, served 35+ years with the Mt. Olivet Volunteer Fire Dept. and an Army veteran of WWII.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Tony and Alex Bradcovich, three sisters, Anne Pyle, Violet Justus and Kate Roark.
Surviving is his loving wife of 64 years, Eleanor L. Keller Bradcovich, four children, Pastor MaryAnn Nolte of Glen Dale, WV; Karen Larry Jones of Wheeling; Kathie Tom Parrill of Martins Ferry, OH; Mike Julie Bradcovich of Florida; one brother, John Bradcovich of Wheeling; one sister, Josephine McCracken of Strongsville, OH; eight grandchildren, Rob Antoinette Nolte, Lori Ann Kettlewell, Theresa Norman Fonner, Mike Cassie Bradcovich Jr, Kristie Cliff Hartley, Amy Leon Somers, J.T. Parrill, Melissa Jones, six great-grandchildren, Robbie Rochelle Nolte, Melanie Kettlewell, Kayla Kettlewell, Troy Fonner, Andrew Fonner, Kaydence Bradcovich.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling.
Friends then received 10:00 a.m. Friday, October, 4, 2013 until the time of the funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church with Rev. Greg Markins officiating.
Interment and military honors in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mt. Olivet Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 6895, Wheeling, WV. 26003.
Offer condolences online at altmeyer.com

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Bill&Sandy Bradcovich
7 years ago

Dear Ellie and Cousins,

We regret that we were unable to attend Uncle George’s home going service. Our prayers are with you.

Bill and Sandy Bradcovich

Debbie and Paul Curnes and Family
7 years ago

Dear Kate, Tom, Kristie, Amy and JT

Karen, Larry and Melissa, and all other members of the Bradcovich Family

Our deepest Christian Sympathy is extended to each of you on the death of your loved one. We know how much he was loved and will be missed.

Just remember, He is just away and you will see him again someday. Until then, all your family and friends are here for you to comfort you in your sorrow. May God Bless You All.

With Christian Love and Sympathy,

vicki kane
7 years ago

God grant you all his peace and comfort at this time.

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, may your memories of George Bradcovich give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest in Peace in the arms of our Lord, you work on earth is done. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten

US Army George Bradcovich is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Beth Mencer
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss, Mary Ann. Your family is in my prayers.

Joseph Wright
7 years ago

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Your entire family is in our prayers.

God Bless,

Joe Wright & Jane Gracey

Wright Financial