The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

September 22, 2013

John Albert Dubrasky III

Baseball umpire retired from Westinghouse


---- — John Albert Dubrasky III, West Middlesex, formerly of Hermitage, died at 12:27 a.m. Sunday (9-22-13) in Nugent’s Convalescent Home, Hermitage. He was 89.

He was born Dec. 18, 1923, in Farrell to John Albert and Elizabeth Beney Dub-rasky II.

A World War II veteran, he served as an engineer aboard the USS Fort Mandan in the U.S. Navy.

He retired from the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp., retiring as group leader over welders after 42 years of service.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a life member of Fur Fin and Feather sportsmen’s club.

For more than 60 years he was a baseball umpire.

He married Helen Putkovich on Sept. 3, 1949. She preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 1988.

He is survived by: a daughter, Mrs. Stang (Connie) Delesky, West Middlesex; two sons, Ronald Dubrasky and his wife Cathy, West Middlesex; and John Albert Dubrasky IV and his wife Jodie, Mercer; his companion, Eleanor Hedglin, New Wilmington; two sisters, Irene Koncar, West Middlesex; and Louise Stefanak, Pulaski; two grandchildren, John Albert Dubrasky V and his wife Jennifer, and Zachary John Dubrasky; and a great-grandaughter, Claire Elizabeth Dubrasky.


John Albert III, 89, West Middlesex, formerly Hermitage.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (9-24-13) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.

Service: Funeral service with military honors at 11 a.m. Wednesday (9-25-13) in the funeral home with the Rev. John Bailey of New Life Baptist Church, New Wilmington, officiating.

Burial: Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex.