HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – John Mallick, 85, of Leesburg, Virginia, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Heritage Hall Nursing and Rehab, in Leesburg.
Mr. Mallick was born May 28, 1934, in Gilberton, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Peter and Paraskevia (Dunchat) Mallick.
Following high school, John earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Chemistry from Penn State University.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserves as a lieutenant colonel and worked his entire life in rocket science.
John was a member of St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church, Hermitage.
He is survived by two daughters, Alice McGinnis and Linda Criste; a son, John G. Mallick; two grandchildren, John Michael and Alexis McGinnis; two sisters, Anne Goda and Mary Miller and a brother, Steve Mallick.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Mallick.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church, 2230 Highland Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.
All services are private.
Arrangements handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Interment will be in St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Hermitage.