Momich , Steve 94
Steve Momich, 94, of West Mifflin, died peacefully Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, after a long and happy life. Born Aug. 8, 1918, in Dravosburg, he was the son of the late Steve and Mary Momich. He was married for 60 years to his partner in life, the late Velma Momich; and is survived by eight children, Stephen P. (Patti) Momich, of Elizabeth Township, Mary Ann (Rick) Tatarzyn, of Elizabeth Township, Theresa (Rick) Bauer, of McKeesport, Charlotte Momich, of Bridgeville, Matthew (Linda) Momich, of Irwin, Christine (the late Gary) Karbowski, of Florida, Betsy Momich, of Pittsburgh, and Maura (Marlin) South, of North Huntingdon; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Steve was preceded in death by four siblings, Ruby Denzler, Anna Marinkovich, Adam and Pete. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School and Douglas Business School, and a retiree of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Duquesne. He was a passionate gardener and avid golfer, skills he patiently passed on and shared with many of his children and grandchildren. A handyman extraordinaire, he built the cherished family home where he lived, happily, until the year of his death. His family will remember and always cherish his big and gentle heart, his quiet and humble manner, and the inspiration of his wonderful example. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at JENNIFER S. JORDAN FUNERAL HOME INC., White Oak. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, with the Rev. Dennis Colamarino as celebrant. Interment will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Duquesne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank or Catholic Charities.