Fred J. Hirosky, age 83 of McKeesport, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 in Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. Born October 23, 1935 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Wargo) Hirosky. A retired security guard at McKeesport Hospital who also worked as a senior companion for the Area Agency on Aging, Fred attended St. Patrick's Church in McKeesport and was a member of the 11th Ward Club in McKeesport, the Liberty Vets, the Boston Vets, Versailles Croatian Club #146, and the Port Vue American Legion.
Fred's family will remember him as a great backyard mechanic, but more importantly as a dependable and loving father. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine (Gales) Hirosky, who passed away October 7, 2012, and his sister Dorothy DiStefano. Fred is survived by his daughters Cynthia (Tom) Best of McKeesport and Colleen and Heather Hirosky, with whom he resided; his grandchildren Rachel Hirosky and Tommy Best; his great-granddaughter Joslyn Plowman; his sister Elaine Popchak of South Park; and also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 8, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Patrick's Church, McKeesport with Fr. Terry O'Connor officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Calvary Cemetery, Port Vue. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 07, 2018.