Adam J. Tishov, of Sharon, passed away early Saturday morning (Jan. 20, 2018), in his residence. He was 92.
Mr. Tishov was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Brookfield, a son of Adam S. and Elizabeth (Hausladen) Tishov. He was a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Brookfield High School.
Adam retired as a letter carrier in 1980 from the United States Postal Service where he was employed for 32 years. He began his career in Hubbard and retired from the Sharon Post Office.
Adam was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Church, Sharon. He was also a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 103; and the American Legion, Post 299, both in Sharon.
Adam was the leader and vocalist of the Adam Tishov Orchestra and a member of the American Federation of Musicians. In his youth, he often sang on the radio, traveled with Big Bands in Pittsburgh and Cleveland and performed in the St. Joe's minstrel shows.
Adam enjoyed gardening and owned and operated Lowlands Greenhouse in Brookfield, which he built in the 1950s.
Surviving are: his wife of 62 years, the former Joann Eskay, whom he married Oct. 29, 1955; five children, John Tishov, of Brookfield, Denis Tishov and his wife Maureen, of Greenville, and their children, Marissa Baptiste and Macey and Kayleigh Tishov, Katherine May and her husband Bradley, of Sharon, and their children, Adam, Evelyn, Sarah and Elizabeth May, Ellen Kosick and her husband Thomas, of Grove City, and their children, Thomas, Katherine and Joseph Kosick, and Margaret Artac, of Sharon, and her son Patrick Artac; and four great-grandchildren, Alixander and Benjamin Bates, Jay McKissick, and Roman Baptiste.
Adam was preceded in death by: his parents; a daughter, Mary Ann Tishov; a sister, Isabelle Regginello; and a son-in-law, Gene Artac.
Adam J., 92, of Sharon.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (1-22-18) at the J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon, and 10 a.m. until the time of Mass on Tuesday (1-23-18) in St. Joseph Church, 79 Case Ave., Sharon.
Funeral Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday (1-23-18) in the church with Rev. Matthew Strickenberger as celebrant.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcgoniglefuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Interment: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on January 23, 2018