John J. Pozega 1923-2014

GIRARD – John J. “Pizzy” Pozega, 91, died Saturday evening, March 15, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

He was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Girard, the son of Mile and Barbara Malinar Pozega.

John worked for Ohio Leather Works and retired from the Trumbull County Courthouse. He was a member of St. Rose Church and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

John is survived by a son, Tom of Hermitage, Pa.; two daughters, Linda L. Pozega and Diana L. Pozega, both of Girard; two brothers, Michael of Liberty and Steve of Girard; two sisters, Gladys Miller of Vienna and Barbara Cercone of Girard; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary C. Krohmer.

Calling hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the McClurkin Memorial Chapel in Girard. A funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Monday at St. Rose Church, preceded by a 10:30 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home.

Arrangements were handled by McVean, Hughes & McClurkin Funeral Home.