Gerorge Tereshkovich (1930 - 2018)

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Austin- Dr. George Tereshkovich, age 88, of Austin, Texas passed away on July 7, 2018. George was born on March 18, 1930, in New York City. He was preceded in death by his wife, June (Brooks); his parents, Philip and Helen (Nichiporuk) of Mahopac, New York; and his brother, William of Leonardo, New Jersey. He is survived by his daughter, Carol June (Rick) Roberson of Austin, Texas; a sister; grandchildren, Dale and Crystal June; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. During a stint as a military instructor at the U.S. Army Quartermaster Training Command, Fort Lee, VA, George met June Barbara Brooks of Richmond, VA. They married July 2, 1955. George's professional career of 39 years was divided between horticultural teaching and research. He received his degrees in Botany from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute (now Louisiana Tech University) in 1952, his M.S. in Horticulture from The University of Georgia in 1957, and his doctorate in Horticulture/Agronomy (Horticultural Plant Breeding and Post Harvest Physiology) from Louisiana State University in 1963. Visitation 7:00 pm, Friday, July 13, 2018 at St. John Orthodox Church, 800 W. Park Street, Cedar Park, Texas. Funeral Service 10:00 am, Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Church. Interment will follow at Austin Memorial Park. Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 S. Congress, Austin, TX 512/442-1446. You may view memorials at
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Austin, TX 78704
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from July 11 to July 12, 2018
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