Timothy Joshua “T.J.” Ordich – FORMERLY OF BEAVER COUNTY

Timothy Joshua "T.J." Ordich, 16, of Holloman AFB, New Mexico, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, March 27, 2012, at his New Mexico residence.

Born October 20, 1995, in Beaver, he is the cherished son of William Matthew "Chip" Ordich and his fiancée Carrie Brewer of Monaca, and Carrie (Long) and her husband Richard Goodman of New Mexico. He is the beloved grandson of Margaret Long of New Mexico and the late Richard Rodell, and Terry and Melinda Ordich of Shippingport; beloved great-grandson of William "Bud" and Betty Green of Shippingport; dearest brother of Michael Ordich of Monaca, Gage Rodenbach of Imperial, Tyler Brewer of Monaca, Hailey Ray of Imperial, Maylyn Torpey of Burgettstown, Emma Goodman of New Mexico, and Makenzi Brewer of Monaca, and beloved nephew of Joshua Ordich of Shippingport, Lisa and Donny Miller of Arizona, and Jennifer Rice of Columbus, OH. His cousins, Katelyn Mick, Kristen Mick, Dylan Miller and Abigail Ordich, and numerous second cousins, great aunts and great uncles, also survive.

In addition to his grandfather, he was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Margaret May Long, and great-grandparents, Matt and Esther Ordich. 

T.J. was a kind, gentle loving son and friend who loved music and playing his guitar, basketball and football, skateboarding and MX bike riding.

Family and friends are welcome to call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the McCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, Daniel M. McConnell, Owner-Director, where a service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Brian Henry, of the Church of the Living Christ, Imperial, officiating. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made directly to the funeral home to help the family with expenses.

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