WILLIAM JOHN MARTINKO Age 78, of Brookline, passed peacefully on Thursday, December 9, 2021. Proud owner of Galardi’s 30 Minute Cleaners in Market Square, where he met his longtime friend and father figure the late Joe Galardi. Husband of Rhonda (Darke) Martinko; beloved son of the late Michael and Julia (Koza) Martinko; cherished father of Marla A. (Jeff Rodgers) and William “Butch” Martinko (Christi), dear brother of Edward Martinko (Bonnie), Chris Shiring and the late Mary, Helen, Vilma, Katherine, Ann, Margaret, Steve, Michael, Paul, John and Joseph; adoring grandfather of Leo and Luke Rodgers, Ella and William Martinko; treasured uncle, cousin and friend of many. Friends and family shall be Welcomed Saturday, December 18, 2021 from noon until the 4 pm blessing Service at Ball Funeral Chapel, Inc., 600 Dunster St., Pgh., PA. 15226. 412-343-1506 or Ballfc.com
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