He was retired from the Peace Township. He was a member of the American Legion Post #38, Martins Ferry and a veteran of the U.S. Army, Korea Conflict.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Julia (Fedorko) Stankovich and two brothers; George Stankovich and Svetozar Koisich.
Surviving are his son Nick (Sheryl) Stankovich, Jr. of Colerain, OH, a daughter Susan Ann Stankovich of Charlotte, NC, three grandchildren Nickolas Stankovich, Ron and Nicole Dentz and a great grandchild Ron Dentz, III.
Friends will be received Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH where services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Rev. F. Rade Merick officiating. Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartland-Lansing Nursing Home, 68222 Commercial Dr., Bridgeport, OH 43912.