Joseph S. Mincone, age 75, of Belle Vernon, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Mon Valley Care Center. He retired as a millwright for U.S. Steel in Washington. He loved riding motorcycles, building and flying model airplanes, and enjoyed shooting and was a marksman. He loved his family and worked diligently to provide for them. Born June 21, 1944 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Domenic and Christine (Monaco) Mincone and husband of the late Marlene A. Mincone. He is survived by daughter, Jolene (Ryan) Sypolt of Charleroi; son, Joseph C. (Casey) Mincone of Belle Vernon; grandchildren, Emily and Ella Sypolt and Samantha Mincone; sister, Sabina Kessler of Pleasant Hills; brother, Angelo "Che Che" (Marian) Mincone of Elizabeth; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by sister, Christine Shuck, and brothers, Frank and Licio Mincone. A Blessing will take place on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 2 PM in Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth, with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published June 12, 2020.