June Bobich, 77, retired secretary of UE Local 610, died Dec.
Hired in 1945, Bobich worked for Local 610 for 43 years.
Bobich staffed the union hall during the height of the Cold War assault on UE,
which included government and employer attacks on Local 610 leaders. Local 610
represented several thousand employees of the Westinghouse Air Brake Co. as
well as Union Switch and Signal during those years.
While working for the local union, she married George Bobich.
An outstanding UE leader, George Bobich was instrumental in organizing Local
610, and held numerous offices in the local, including president. He died in
June Bobich is survived by sons Wayne Bobich and Frank
Cortazzo III, daughters Gail Pristera, Marie DiNardo and Gina Leo and several