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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Zivic, Dr. Edward J.




Dr. Edward J. Zivic, 82 formerly of Fox Chapel passed away at home with his family by his side on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2018. Beloved Husband for 55 years of Vivian (Steeber) Zivic. Loving Father of Edward C. (Tammy) Zivic, Cynthia (David) King, James J. Zivic, and the late Cheryl A. Zivic. Grandfather of Robert King, Braxton Zivic, Anessa Zivic, and Katherine King. Ed was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Duquesne University, and University of Pittsburgh Medical School. He was a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force on active duty during the Vietnam War and attained the rank of Major. Dr. Zivic was an Emergency Room Physician in the Pittsburgh Hospitals from 1968-1973. He then was a full time private practice physician from 1973-1996 in Penn Hills and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was an assistant clinical professor of Family Medicine from 1996-2013. He received many awards for teaching, maintaining a commitment to learning and recognizing the high quality of the medical care he provided. He finished his medical career on the active staff at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Shadyside Hospital. With nearly 50 years as a Family Practice Physician, he said many times up to his last days how much he loved his patients and being a Doctor. Friends and relatives will be received on Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, December 31, 2018, 10 a.m. St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Oakmont. Private interment will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Sharpsburg. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the VA Hospital Aspinwall, 1010 Delafield Rd. Pittsburgh, 15215 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.