Joseph M. “Mick”
Valentovich, 60, of Uniontown, passed away peacefully, March
10, 2021. He was the son of Veronica Briscar Valentovich and
the late Joseph R. Valentovich. He was preceded in death by
his brother, David M. Valentovich, in 2019. In addition to
his mother, he is also survived by his sister, Renee Pramuk
(Daniel); and brothers, Chris R. Valentovich and James E.
Valentovich Sr. (Carole). Also left to cherish his memory
are his nephews, Benjamin J. Pramuk, James E. Valentovich
Jr. (Allyson); and nieces, Natalie Pramuk Mowbray (Sean) and
Kristin Valentovich Hargnett (Kevin); sister-in-law,
Marschia Valentovich; and loving great-uncle to several
nieces and nephews. He will also be sadly missed by his
beloved dog, Archie. Joe was a graduate of Laurel Highlands
class of 1979 and California University of Pennsylvania.
Upon graduation, he substituted in several area school
districts and worked at Sherwin Williams Paints. He was an
industrial arts teacher in Uniontown Area School District
prior to his retirement from UASD. Joe was past exalted
ruler of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks #370 of
Uniontown, member of Izaak Walton League of Uniontown and
lifetime member of Hutchinson Sportsman’s Club. He served in
ministries at St. John Evangelist Roman Catholic Church as a
lector and usher. He was an avid Steeler and Penguin fan.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL
HOME, Hopwood from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 14
and until 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 15, when prayers of
transfer will be held followed by a Mass of Christian Burial
at 10 a.m. in St. Johns Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.
Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Social distancing and masks are mandatory.
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