George B. Markovina (Markon) age 94 of Clearwater, FL died on Saturday January 30, 2016. Mr. Markovina was a veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII.
He was a retired economist with the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Dept. of Interior in Washington, D.C. In 1962 he founded St. Luke Serbian Orthodox Eastern Orthodox Church in McLean, VA and was currently a member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Clearwater.
He is survived by his children, Melanie Mustone, Mariette Walsh, Madelaine Thomas, Mitchell Markon and Matthew Markon, 9 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, a brother Roy Markon and nieces and nephews. Visitation and funeral service was held at St. George Orthodox Church in Clearwater. Entombment service with Military Honors will be held on Sat. February 6, 2016 at 10 :00 am at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery with the Very Rev. Stevan Rocknage officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to the Jennifer S. Jordan Funeral Home, Inc., White Oak.
Originally published February 05, 2016.