PAVLOVIC - John Of Fort Mill, SC, formerly of Hamburg, NY, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on September 12, 2013, surrounded by family, after a brief illness, dearest husband of Theresa (Horucy) Pavlovic; devoted father of John (Megan) Pavlovic Jr., Juliann Pavlovic and Aaron Pavlovic; cherished grandfather of Ella Rose Pavlovic; son of the late Paul and Jane Pavlovic; brother of Paulette Poloncarz, Paul Pavlovic and Janell Hallgren; brother-in-law of the late Frank Horucy; survived by nieces, nephews and very dear friends. No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 16 at 10:30 AM at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Rd., Fort Mill, SC 29715. John was a member of Local 41 IBEW, Buffalo, NY, for 45 years. Throughout his career, he served as an Electrician, Organizer and Business Manager. After retirement, John joined the Small Business Administration, where he assisted with relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, and other natural disasters throughout the United States. John was a member of the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Philip Neri Church Building Fund. On-line condolences to the family may be made at The family of Mr. Pavlovic is being served by Palmetto Funeral Home and Crematory of Fort Mill.

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My deepest and sincerest condolences on the passing of a truly good man.

I fondly remember John as a stand up guy and good friend growing up in South Buffalo.Tom Best,Joe Denecke and John were role models and loyal friends.

John will be long remembered and sincerely missed!
Joseph Orsini
September 19, 2013
Aaron and family,

My deepest prayers are with you and your family...Im so sorry for your loss.

Mark and Jennifer Bevilacqua and Boys
September 18, 2013
Theresa,my deepest condolences to you and your family. I have many fond memories of John from our apprenticeship ,working together and finally as his asst. in the office.It was truly an honor to work for John,he was always a gentleman. God bless and know that he and your family are in our prayers.
Richard Ehlers
September 16, 2013
The world is a sadder place with the loss of a true gentleman, John Pavlovic. Our family is truly blessed to have the honor of sharing a friendship with this beautiful family. ALL families should be like the Pavlovic family. "Big John" you will forever be in our hearts. Thanks for the wonderful memories our families share.
The Glair Family
September 14, 2013
So sorry for your sudden loss. I worked with John at Local #41. He was always a gentleman with a great smile. May your wonderful memories sustain you at this difficult time.
Marguerite Kelly Wood-Laskowski
September 14, 2013
AP & Family,
Our condolences on the loss of your dad. He was a good man and much too young.
Beth & Larry Cannan
September 14, 2013
John, I am eternally grateful for the opportunity you gave me .You opened doors to me that have improved my life immeasurably.
May the love and all the wonderful memories ease your family's pain.
Forever in Brotherhood,
James Devany IV
September 14, 2013
I would like to offer my deepest sympathy. May you be comforted by God's future promise when death and pain will be abolished forever.
D McCarthy
September 14, 2013
Theresa,I was so sorry to see John's name this morning. My deepest sympathy to you & your family. Although I didn't know John well, ,I started thinking of our childhood & all of the times we spent playing together,the fun we had.Just thinking of all of this & this happening to you,brought tears to my eyes I'm so, so sorry for your loss & you will be in my Prayers.Paulette( Kovach)Jakubowski
Paulette m. jakubowski
September 14, 2013