Updated: Sep 09, 2019
Funeral Home: Leavitt Funeral Home
Martin Joseph Studenic Jr., 92, of Parkersburg passed peacefully and into the presence of the Lord, on August 31, 2019, at Worthington Manor with a Daughter at his side.
He was born September 23, 1926 in Bellaire, OH and was the son of the late Anna Mararick and Martin Joseph Studenic Sr. At a tender age of 2 1/2, his Mother passed. Being his Parents were immigrants of Czechoslovaki, he entered school speaking Slovac. His Father lived the American dream of being a Proprietor of a Restaurant and Pool Hall.
Martin served our country during WWII in the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division based out of Fort Bragg. He was an hard working, motivated and determine young man later to become the proud owner of Rusco Window Company of 54 years. Martin was a man of very strong faith and an active member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. He enjoyed life, dancing with Joanie, working on the farm and football season, but first and foremost came his faith in Christ. Martin had an exceptionally fun, witty personality that was a joy to be around. He was not a perfect Son, Brother, Husband, Father or Grandfather but he was perfectly human! He will be forever missed.
He is survived by his true love of 73 years, Dorothy Joan (Boone) Studenic, son, Bruce Edwards-Studenic (Raenette) of Orlando, FL, son, Dr. Gary Studenic (Betty) of Marietta, GA, daughter, Deborah Stempien of Deerfield, FL, daughter, Susan Boling of Cumming, GA, son, Richard Studenic of Salem, VA, son, Daniel Studenic (Randi) of Alpharetta, GA, daughter, Diana Gosnell (Mike) of Alpharetta, GA, daughter, Lisa Somerville (Bink) of Parkersburg, WV, daughter Mary Beth Duffey (Greg) of Glenford, OH, 19 grandchildren, Nichole, Autumn, April, Douglas and Heather Studenic, Daniel and Brittany Stempien, Aaron and Justin Boling, Ethan Kylee Studenic, Jasmin, Kali, and Chelsea Brown, Kyle, Cody and Braelli Somerville, Ryan and Cullen Duffey, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild on the way.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Stephen J, and James J Studenic, Joseph J Stude and two infant grandsons Jason Studenic and Tyler Stempien.
Memorials appreciated in his memory to: A Catholic Charity of your choice.
Cremation arrangements have been provided at Leavitt Funeral Home. A private graveside service to be held at a future date at Mount Olivet Cemetery.