Eugene Belko, 87, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at his home. He was born February 8, 1933 in Braddock, a son of the late Andrew and Stella Belko. Prior to his retirement, Eugene was an electrician for US Steel and a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War Era. He was a graduate and football star of Braddock Senior High School in the early '50's, and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Eugene was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan, and enjoyed watching western movies and visiting the casinos and playing numbers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Belko; and brother, Edward Belko. He is survived by his sons, Mark (Ginny), Ken (Laura), Keith (Tammy), Glenn (Kim); daughter, Estelle Belko; grandchildren, Stacey (Justin), Michael E., Michael B., Josh, Andrew, Kelsey, Connor, Isabella, Avery and Owen. Services are private. Arrangements were made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. Donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Food Bank in memory of Eugene. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published May 06, 2020.