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John Mitchell Misetich

1936 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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John Mitchell Misetich

08/24/1936 - 06/20/2018

John Misetich passed away in San Pedro, California on June 20th at the age of 81. A football player for San Pedro High School (SPHS), he enrolled at the University of Southern California (USC) and then attended the University of Idaho on a scholarship (where he "scored 4 touchdowns in one game, but two were called back on penalties"), then returned to USC where he graduated in 1966. He went on to coach football and PE at SPHS for almost 40 years. An avid lifetime golfer, he launched the golf program there in the mid-90s, and was head coach until his retirement in 1999, going undefeated in league play and conference championships. He would later work as a longshoreman for the ILWU until 2009 and was a USC football season ticket holder for two decades. John is survived by Angie Misetich, his wife of 43 years; son Matthew Joseph (Jennifer) Misetich; sister Marjorie (Bill) Moran; brother Bob Misetich; granddaughter Madeline Jane Misetich; brother in law, Mike Muscarella (Anna); and loving nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his son John Misetich Jr. [2015], his father Ivan [John] Misetich [1999], his mother Frances Misetich [2016]. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the or the Dalmatian-American Scholarship Fund, 1639 S. Palos Verdes Street, San Pedro, CA 90731. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 2:30 to 5:00 pm, followed by a rosary at 5:00 pm at McNerney's Mortuary Chapel, 570 W. Fifth Street, San Pedro. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10:30 am at Mary Star of the Sea Church, followed by interment at Green Hills Memorial Park. Please sign the guestbook at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com.

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Published in Daily Breeze on June 28, 2018
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