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ONDOCSIN
THEODORE JOHN
Theodore John Ondocsin died in Plano, TX on September 13, 2017, following a brief illness. Born December 12, 1920, in Pittsburgh, Ted was the son of John and Elizabeth Hvozdovich Ondocsin. Ted lived in Homestead as a child. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Engineering with a bachelor's degree in Metallurgy in 1941. He then served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific. Ted met and married Ann Douglas in Beaver in 1948. They raised a family of three children in Patterson Township and later lived in Sewickley Heights and Pompano Beach, FL after retirement. Ted and Ann then moved to Plano near two of their children. Ted worked for Mackintosh-Hemphill Company for most of his career, first as a metallurgical engineer in both Midland and Pittsburgh before entering sales. He retired as Vice President of Sales for Mack-Hemp in 1982. He was an active member of the American Iron and Steel Institute. Ted also served on the Board of Directors for Polymer Enterprises, Inc. in Greensburg, PA. Golf was Ted's passion and he was an accomplished player for much of his life. He and Ann were members of the Beaver Valley Country Club for many years, and later joined Allegheny Country Club. Ted was a former club champion at Beaver Valley and had seven holes-in-one during his lifetime. He and Ann also traveled extensively during retirement. Ted was a caring, fun-loving, and generous person who touched the lives of many people. He was a consummate gentleman and set a high example for his children and grandchildren. Ted was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Ann; and his sister, Gabriella Cappelli. Survivors include son, Ted and his wife, Bari-Lynn, Manchester, NJ; son, Bob and his wife, Karen, Plano, TX; daughter, Carol and her husband, James Stone, Plano, TX; sister, Elvira Patton, Ocala, FL; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received with the family on Thursday, September 21, 2017, from 10:00 a.m., until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. in the NOLL FUNERAL HOME, 333 Third St., Beaver, PA 15009. Private entombment will take place in Beaver Cemetery Mausoleum. Relatives and friends are welcome to visit the family following the service at the Wooden Angel, Leopard Lane, Beaver, at 1:00 p.m. Online condolences may be left at nollfuneral.com. Contributions in Ted's memory are welcome at The First Tee of Pittsburgh or the University of Pittsburgh, School of Engineering.
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PostedSeptember 17, 2017