John Milkovich (1922-2018)

John Milkovich

John Milkovich, 95, of New Windsor and formerly of Cold Spring, died on Oct. 1, 2018.

Born Dec. 25, 1922, in West Leisenring, Pennsylvania, he was the son of John and Elizabeth (Trocheck) Milkovich. On Oct. 4, 1942, he married Ethel Mae Odell, who died in 1996.

John worked for Remington Screw and Bolt Co. in Cold Spring before it closed and retired from Star Expansion in Mountainville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served during World War II. He was an avid bowler and golfer, and his greatest joy in life was hitting a hole in one at James Baird Park.

John is survived by his children, Cheryl Allen (Michael) of Cold Spring and John Milkovich of Pennsylvania; his grandchildren Michael Allen (Marion), Cherilyn Allen Mallia (Mark), John Milkovich Jr. (Winnie), Lori Milkovich, Scott Milkovich and Nicholas Milkovich (Theresa); his great-grandchildren Michael Mallia, Olivia Mallia, Megan Milkovich, Jasmyne Milkovich, Nicholas Jayden Milkovich and Asher Milkovich; his great-great grandchildren Amelia Stephens and Audry Stephens. He is also survived by his brothers, Joseph Milkovich and Robert Milkovich.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott St., in Cold Spring, with interment to follow with military honors at Cold Spring Cemetery.

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