Markiewicz, William V.

December 12, 2003

WILLIAM V. "BILL" MARKIEWICZ, passed away Monday, December 8, 2003 at his home in Cleveland, TN. Bill was born January 9, 1933, in Baltimore, MD. Bill lived in the Canton section of Baltimore and attended St. Casimir's Catholic School. Bill's family moved to Catonsville prior to attending Mt. Saint Joseph High School. Bill served in the military during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, Bill completed his college education at the University of Maryland. Bill retired from Olin Corporation after 35 years of service in the Baltimore, MD and in Charleston, TN. While working for Olin, Bill was active with the Boy Scouts as Assistant Scoutmaster and Scout Master of Troop 10. Bill was very active in the St. Therese Parish. Bill was in the Knights of Columbus for 37 years and is a Past Grand Knight and Past District Deputy. Bill coordinated fundraising activities for support of the mentally retarded for over fifteen years. In addition to Maryanne, his wife of fifty years, Bill is survived by his five children and their spouses; Steve and Paige Markiewicz of LaGrange, GA, Peggy and Ronnie Borders of Cleveland, TN, Bruce and Sharon Markiewicz of Ellicott City, MD, Michael Anne Markiewicz and Pat Griffin of Birmingham, AL, and Bill and Melanie Markiewicz of Cleveland, TN; eleven grandchildren; Katie Borders, Jeff Borders, Riley Griffin, John Markiewicz, Chris Griffin, Bryan Borders, Sara Markiewicz, Meredith Markiewicz, Drew Markiewicz, Ada Griffin and Chase Markiewicz; brother Ted Markiewicz of Berlin, MD; sister Ronnie Brogan of Berlin, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Abbot Cletus Meagher, Father John Duffy, and Father Joseph Brando at the St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Cleveland, TN on Thursday, December 11, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Jeff Borders, Brian Borders, Ronnie Borders, Chris Griffin, Pat Griffin, and John Markiewicz serving as pallbearers. The family wll receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and will also receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church prior to the service. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, that memorials please be given to the Knights of Columbus Charities Fund, P.O. Box 2684, Cleveland, TN 37320. Please view and sign the family's guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.

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