Joseph Albert Markovich

January 21, 1924 - February 2, 2013

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   A Funeral Service will be held at a later date in Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, VA with full military honors.

Joseph Albert Markovich, 89, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away surrounded by his loving family on February 2, 2013 in Callaway, MD.  Born on January 21, 1924 he was the son of the late George and Anna Lesko Markovich.  Joseph was the loving husband of Betty S. Markovich whom he married on March 24, 1948 in Binghamton, NY, and who resides in Leonardtown, MD. Mr. Markovich is survived by his sons Joseph P. Markovich (Linda) of Monrovia, MD, John P. Markovich of Waldorf, MD., 3 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas and Francis Markovich.  Joseph graduated from Binghamton High School Binghampton, NY in 1941.  Mr. Markovich served in the United States Marine corps from October 1941 to September 1962, his duties included; Guadalcanal, Australia, New Guinea,, New Britain, Peleliu, Korea, Campaigns included;  Guadalcanal, Australia, New Guinea, New Britain,  Peleliu, Korea, retiring after 21 years of service in September 1962. Mr. Markovich worked as an Accountant for the United States Civil Service retiring in 1978 Joe was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Moose Lodge, and he enjoyed fishing. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650 and or Leonardtown Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 299 Leonardtown, MD  20650.  A Funeral Service will be held at a later date in Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, VA with full military honors.

Guestbook Signatures and Condolences

"Thank you for your service to your country over the years and may your new assignment, guarding the streets of Heaven, bring some solice to your family. Semper Fi!, Marine and God Bless you and your family"
- Old Marine Virginia
- Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2013

"I am so sorry to here of Joe's passing! We had many good times with Paul, Joe, You and I. We will always remember the four years of making breakfast at the Moose. He will be missed by many! God bless you and your family!"
- Judy Penrod
- Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

"Dearest Betty and family, I was so saddened to hear of Joe's passing. He was quite a guy. He always made me smile when he came into the dental office. I'm pretty sure I was happier to see him than he was to see me! :) I am very sorry for your loss. "
- Julie Gore
- Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

"Betty & Family, Joe will be missed by many. I always looked forward to seeing him come into the Moose Lodge. You could always count on him to make you smile."
- Paula Russell
- Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013

"John: I am so sorry to read about your brother passing away. May he rest in peace and may you seek comfort in the Lord. I miss seeing you when you came into ATCS. God bless you and the other members of your family. I am sure your brother was a wonderful man."
- Becky Stone
- Posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013

"Joe you will be missed."
- Warren & Maralyn Thompson
- Posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013