John Worklan Jr., 78, of Hopedale died Friday, July 8, 2011, in Weirton Medical Center after a long battle with complications from hip surgery.

The son of the late John Worklan, Sr. and Josephine Wuchetich Worklan, he was preceded in death by one brother, Joe.

Friends will be received at Borkoski Funeral Home, 555 East Market Street, Cadiz, Ohio, on Monday, 6-8 p.m. and also on Tuesday July 12, 2011 from 12 noon until the time of services at 3 p.m. Military Honors will be provided by Hopedale American Legion Post#682.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Hopedale Baseball Association, P.O. Box 35, Hopedale, Ohio. Offer online condolences at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.