Sunday, December 30, 2007

Otis F. Estanich

Yoskovich Funeral Home

In memoriam of Otis F. Estanich, April 30, 1918 - December 30, 2007


WW II Army vet was Nemacolin Mine retiree

Otis F. Estanich, 89, of Carmichaels, formerly of Nemacolin, died at 2:50 p.m. Sunday, December 30, 2007, in his home.

He was born April 30, 1918, in Superior, a son of John and Frances Stajnrajh Estanich.

Mr. Estanich served in the U.S. Army during World War II and participated in Battle of the Bulge as a medic.

He retired from Nemacolin Mine as a motorman in 1985.

Mr. Estanich moved to Carmichaels in 2006 after residing in Nemacolin since 1943.

He was a member of United Mine Workers of America, Nemacolin Local 6290, American Legion Post 423 of Masontown and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4584 of Masontown.

Mr. Estanich served as a steward of Greene County Citizens Club.

On April 1, 1998, he married Jane Brown, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Anthony O. Estanich Sr. and wife Deenie of Kings Mills, Ohio, and Gary F. Estanich of Nemacolin; a daughter, Cynthia A. Estanich of Hartford, Conn.; three stepchildren, Yvonne Carpenter Phillips, Bill Cooper and Lonnie Cooper; five grandchildren, Anthony O. Estanich Jr., Michael C. Estanich, Alecia E. Richardson, Jillian M. Estanich and Jacqueline Carpenter; seven stepgrandchildren; two brothers, William Estanich and wife Gerry of Uniontown and Joseph Estanich and wife Anne of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased, in addition to his parents, are his first wife, Margaret Dockmonovich Estanich; two daughters, who died in infancy, Karen and Elizabeth Estanich; a brother, Fred Estanich; and a sister, Bessie Zalar.

Family and friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Yoskovich Funeral Home (724-966-5500), Martin J. Yoskovich, funeral director, 300 South Vine Street (Route 88), Carmichaels where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 3, with the Rev. Chuck Durso officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Leckrone, with military honors accorded by VFW Post 4584.

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