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Obituaries

May 9, 2014

John Steve Belusko

McALESTER — John Steve Belusko, 90, of Hartshorne, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at his home.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hartshorne.

Mass service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hartshorne with Father Hung Viet Le officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of Hartshorne.

Born Oct. 18, 1923, he was the son of John and Ann Belusko. He served in the United States Army during World War II from 1940 to 1944 in the medical corps.

He married Rosalie Nix on Nov. 25, 1948, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hartshorne. He worked for 31 years at the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, including the Department of Special Weapons, retiring in 1979. He also worked at the U.S. Post Office and Hartshorne Public Schools for 13 years.

Survivors include his wife, Rosalie Belusko; children and spouses, Theresa Belusko-Bishop, John and Judy Belusko, Tom and Janna Belusko, Helen and Jack King, and Greg and Sheri Belusko; grandchildren and spouses, Adam Belusko, Robert Bishop, Karla and Frank Burch, John Erik Belusko, Wesley Belusko, Jamie and Jake Roberts, Hannah Belusko, and Abigail Belusko; one bother, Mike Belusko, and one sister, JoAnn Belusko.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joe Belusko; sisters, Margaret Sitter and Ann Lang, and granddaughter, Sarah Belusko.

Memorials may be made to Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hartshorne.

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