John A. Hodinko, Jr., age 68 of Clairton, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital. Born April 30, 1951 in Waynesburg, he was a son of the late John and Madeline (DeFabbo) Hodinko. A member of the Clairton High School class of 1969 and and recipient of a Bachelor's of Science from California Univ. of PA, John retired from Eastman in West Elizabeth and was an avid golfer in his spare time. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Cerepani) Hodinko; his children Anita (Mike) Primm and David Hodinko, both of Clairton; his granddaughter Abigail Braum; his brothers Joel (Joan) Hodinko of Elizabeth and Jamie (Deborah) Hodinko of Erie; and also nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700), on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM with a 7 PM Parastas Service. Panachida will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 9:30 PM followed by a procession and Funeral Liturgy at 10:00 AM in Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, Clairton, with Fr. Ivan Mina officiating. Entombment will follow in Lebanon Church Cemetery in West Mifflin. Memorial contributions in John's name should be made to Ascension Church, 318 Park Ave., Clairton, PA 15025 or a charity of the donor's choice. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published February 14, 2020.