By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home
Rev. Frank A. “Buckie” Ziska, 77, of North Versailles, passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 20, 2019. He was born October 18, 1941 in Braddock, a son of the late James W. and Genevieve Ella (Fisher) Ziska. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Jack and James Ziska and a sister Ester Ziska. Buckie was the owner and operator of Buckies Window Cleaning for 48 years and a former firefighter for Sunset VFD where he also served as fire chief and as an EMT. He was ordained in 2014 as a minister through his studies at Word of Life Ministries. He is survived by his wife Rita (Pipp) Ziska; his sons Marc (Dawnn) Ziska of New Stanton, Lance (Emma) Ziska of AL, and Eric (Sharen) Ziska of North Versailles; his grandchildren Kayleigh (Jon) Wilson, Sarah, Hannah, Natalie, and Emily Ziska; great grandchildren Chase and Jake Wilson; a sister Katherine Mansfield of TX, also nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083, where a funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday with Pastor Tim Bunney. In lieu of flowers those wishing may contribute to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Originally published February 22, 2019.
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