Michael R. Beckovich, Jr., age 74 of Clairton, passed away at his home on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Born September 13, 1943 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Michael R. Beckovich, Sr. and Bertha (Davidovich) Beckovich.
A retired project managing engineer for Trimark Corp. in Pittsburgh, Michael was a US Navy Veteran and a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish and the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75, both of Clairton. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Margaret L. (Merta) Beckovich, who passed away February 14, 2011, and his sister Judy Maselli. Michael is survived by his children Colleen (Tom) Smithyman of Wexford and Kevin Beckovich of Avalon, his grandchildren Aidan and Jordan Smithyman, his brother Daniel (Kathy) Beckovich of Bethel Park, his sister Monica (Frank) Ripinski of Clairton, and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 10 AM until a 12 Noon Blessing in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700). Interment will be private. Memorial donations in Mike's name should be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published December 16, 2017.