John E. Hersko

January 12, 1936 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 84)


John E. Hersko, 84, of Richmond, OH passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Trinity West.  He was born in Steubenville on January 12, 1936 a son of the late John and Mary Sklenar Hersko.  John was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel as a Heater on the 80” and was a U.S. Navy veteran.  He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Steubenville where he held numerous offices over the years.  John was also a member of American Legion Post #557 and the United Steelworkers of America.  He was the owner of the former Frosty Treat in Wintersville for over 25 years.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son John Hersko.  John is survived by his wife Rebecca “Becky” Button Hersko; son Donald Hersko of Columbus, OH; brother Donald Hersko of Steubenville; step-sons Steve, Dave and Kevin Miller; grandchildren Amy Hersko, Steven, Alyssa and Harley Miller; greatgrandchildren Grace and Graham Miller.  Burial will be private.  Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Steubenville at a later date to be announced.








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