John G. Olexik

John G. Olexik, 87, formerly of Liberty Borough, died Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the Vincentian Home in McCandless. Born February 25, 1928, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Fetyko Olexik. Mr. Olexik worked as a rigger at the former National Works of USX. He was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the White Oak American Legion, General Smedley G. Butler Post 701. Mr. Olexik is survived by his wife, Phyllis M. Bryce Olexik, daughter, Deanna (Kirk) Kruck of Allison Park, with whom he resided, son, John Olexik of New Eagle, and 4 grandchildren. A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August, 21, 2015, in Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 with the Rev. Walter Patton officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg. The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.