2003-07-16 / Obituaries

Michael P. Milkovich

Michael P. ‘Mike’ Milkovich, 63, a 39-year resident of Beacon and formerly of Cold Spring, died on Monday, July 7, 2003, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Newburgh, with his wife, Johanne at his side.

Mr. Milkovich was a human relations counselor in Personnel at IBM East Fishkill, retiring in 1993.

He was a member of St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, Beacon. He was also a member of the Southern Dutchess Country Club, Knights of Columbus, Trinity Counsel, IBM Quarter Century Club, B.P.O.E. Elks, and the New York State Realty Association. He was an eucharistic minister at St. Joachim’s and sold real estate for Sam’s Realty.

Born in Kingston on Feb. 25, 1940, he was the son of Stephen and Mildred Baricevic Milkovich. He received an Associate’s Degree.

On Nov. 7, 1964 at St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, Beacon, he married Johanne Coughlin. Mrs. Milkovich survives at home.

In addition to his wife, survivors include brothers, John J. and wife Mildred of Wappingers Falls, Frank and his wife, Jean of Cold Spring, and Stephen and his wife, Patricia of Glenham; a sister, Stephanie and her husband, Leonard Procker of San Jose, Calif.; an uncle, John and his wife, Theresa Baricevic of Cold Spring; and an aunt, Kathyrn and her husband, Louis Thorpe of Cold Spring.

He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and several god children.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Saturday, July 12, at St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, Leonard Street, Beacon. Burial followed in the Cold Spring Cemetery, Cold Spring.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Joachim’s Building Fund, Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps or the American Diabetes Association.


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