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John Joseph Brayec

June 9, 1922 - April 13, 2017

Brayec, John Joseph, 94, of Wheeling, died Thursday April 13, 2017 in Wheeling Hospital.
He was born June 9, 1922 in Benwood, WV., the son of the late Andrew and Veronika Mlinarich Brajec of Prugovac, Croatia, Austria-Hungary.
John retired from A J Gray as a shop foreman, was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union “Ban Jelacic”Lodge 2 of Benwood, WV., was a U S Army veteran of WWII and a member of St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Elm Grove, Wheeling.
While serving his country, John received various decorations and citations including Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, W/4 Bronze Star for Good Conduct Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, W/1 Bronze Star Victory Medal for World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by four sisters, Anna Yankovich, Katherine Markowski, Marica Brayec, and his twin sister, Mary Slenski , three brothers, Michael, William and Mato Brayec.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Harasiuk Brayec, and a son Kent Brayec of Wheeling.
Family and friends will be received on Monday April 17, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday April 18, 2017 at 10 am at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling with Rev. Msgr Paul Hudock as celebrant. Interment to follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling. Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct military services following the interment.
Vigil services will be held on Monday April 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Naegele.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, April 17, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Monday, April 17, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Location:

St. Vincent dePaul Church

2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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