Anthony J. "Snake" Mitravich Jr.
Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA
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 charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois.
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Published by The Courier Express from Sep. 16 to Sep. 19, 2017.
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may the love you two shared give you peace in your heart; may your memories swell you up; may the hugs from your family console you....Love, Vicki Williams
September 20, 2017
Mellie, TJ and Em - sending love, hugs, strength and good vibes. Tony was a very special genuine gentle man.

All our Love,
Margaret, Frank and Starr Molina
September 19, 2017
Oh Mel I am so sorry you lost the love of your life. I remember Snakes was a special person and he loved you very much. Shawn Rene' Squitier
September 19, 2017
In memory of my friend Emily's father. The way Emily cared for her loving father brought me closer to my father. I owe that to Emily and Mr. Mitravich.
Rest In Peace Mr. Mitravich. I hope the family you leave behind can find some peace in the knowledge that you are free from all the pain.
Afsheen Awan
September 18, 2017
My friend. We had that special bond that Vietnam vets share. I'll miss you buddy.
September 18, 2017
If you knew "SNAKES" you loved him... He was a wonderful loving father, a decorated war hero and a great friend.
Miss ya buddy
Bill Senior
September 18, 2017
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Mel We love you
John & Georgia Madison
September 18, 2017
Mel.....thinking of you
Aunt Do
September 18, 2017
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