Steven "Steve" J. Brkovich

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | September 02, 2019

Steven "Steve" J.  Brkovich, 71, of Conneaut Lake, passed away, Friday, August 30, 2019. He was born November 30, 1947 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Stephen "Peaches" and Helen (Lucza) Brkovich. He was a graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School where he played baseball and football and the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in West Mifflin. Steve worked as a licensed mechanic and inspector for the former US Airways. He was a member of Our Lady, Queen of the Americas in Conneaut Lake  and was a former member of St. Margaret Mary Church in Moon Township. He was a 50 year member of the Croatian Fraternal Union of America and was a member of the International Association of Machinist Potomac Air Lodge # 1976.  He was also a member of the former Boston Volunteer Fire Co, in Elizabeth Township. Steve serves as Democratic Committeeman for Summit Township, Conneaut Lake.

 He loved boating and fishing on Conneaut Lake and Lake Erie, oil painting, golf, and watching music videos. Steve also enjoyed wintering every year at Satellite Beach. Florida. Above all he loved his family and friends and having fun. He loved to laugh and remembered every joke that he ever heard. He is survived by his beloved wife and lifelong caregiver of 50 years, Mary Lou (Grajcar) Brkovich, loving daughter and apple of his eye, Barbara Lynn (Michael) Marven, and  granddaughter, Elise Marven of Mount Lebanon, a niece, Robin Miller Walls, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Karen Resh. Friends are welcome Tuesday, September 3, 2019  from 1:00 to 4:00 pm  at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township, (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel Tuesday at 4:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady, Queen of the Americas, at a later date. Condolences may be made at

Originally published September 02, 2019.

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