Anthony J. "Snake" Mitravich Jr.

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Anthony J. "Snake" Mitravich Jr., age 68, of Munroe Street, DuBois, Pa., died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at his home.
Born on April 10, 1949, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Anthony and Eugenia (Egan) Mitravich Sr.
He was a 1967 graduate of Central Christian High School.
He enlisted in the United States Army in October 1967. He spent two years in Vietnam where he received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
On Oct. 23,1975, he married Melinda (Tredwell) Mitravich. She survives.
He loved working with his hands and creating things. He did pipe insulating, worked for the railroad, did brick work, roofing, and carpentry. He loved doing indoor remodeling and tile work most.
He loved spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed the outdoors, long drives and walks. He was a Civil War and World War II aficionado and enjoyed going to Civil War Battle fields and reenactments. He also loved trivia and watching movies.
He is survived by his son, Anthony J. Mitravich III and girlfriend Teresa and grandson, Riley of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; daughter, Emily Perkins and fiancé, Micah Fitzkee of DuBois, Pa.; two brothers-in-law, Doug Tredwell and wife Robin of Arlington, Va., and John Buskirk of DuBois, Pa.; two sisters-in-law, Kate Tredwell of McLean, Va., and Mary Elliott of Norman, Okla.; five nieces: Tori, Lisa, Laura, Casey and Courtney; two nephews, Zak and John.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Susan Buskirk and two brothers, James and Thomas Mitravich.
There will be no public visitation.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to a veterans charity and/or cancer .
Arrangements are under the direction of the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois.
Online condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express from Sept. 16 to Sept. 19, 2017
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