John Zulick, 83, of Butler, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at his home.
Born March 7, 1936 in Lyndora, he was a son of the late Andrew Zulick and Julia (Barna) Zulick.
John was a groundskeeper for the Butler Area School District, where he took great pride in the care of the Senior High School football field, he retired in 1998 after 33 years. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church in Lyndora, and was a lifetime member of the American Legion #778 in Lyndora and the Slovak Club. He enjoyed fishing, also making homemade brandy and sauerkraut and his pride and joy was his garden.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Navy.
His family would like to thank Dr. Kumar and the staff of the Butler VA Medical Center, also Dr. Fiorina and his staff for their care of John over the years.
Surviving are his children: Laura McAnallen, John “J.T.” Zulick and Michelle (Ken) Huff, all of Butler.
2 grandchildren: Aaron Rajchel and Nicole Huff, both of Butler.
2 brothers: Steve Zulick of Studio City, CA and Pete (Marlene) Zulick of Renfrew.
1 sister-in-law, Penny Zulick of Renfrew.
A number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances (Wojtyna) Zulick, she died August 26, 1997; his sisters, Mamie Tincha, Julia Bayne and Margie McClymonds; his brothers, Andrew Zulick, Jr. and William Zulick.
Services will be held at a later time. Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.
Donations may be made to the Butler VA Medical Center, 325 New castle Road, Butler, PA 16001.
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