Edward A. Semenko

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 22, 2020

Edward A. Semenko, 83, of Greensburg, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020. He was born June 10, 1937 in McKeesport, the son of the late Frank E. and Bertha (Skiba) Semenko. He was an Army veteran that had served six years, and was retired from Westinghouse Electric Corporation, East Pittsburgh.

Throughout his life Edward enjoyed waterskiing, fishing, hunting, camping, and boating with his family and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Carol Bury.

Edward is survived by his wife Cheryl (Helderlein) Semenko; his children Michele (Joe) Avolio of Ligonier, Thelma (Walter) Ponitz of Hermine, Dawn Semenko of Florida, and Carla (Rob) Payer of Greensburg; grandchildren Ashley, Scott, Katie, Christopher, Hannah, and Danielle; sister Patricia Laney of DE; and nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 724-863-1200. A funeral mass will be celebrated 10 A.M. Wednesday at St. Paul Church, Greensburg with Fr. Lawrence Manchas as celebrant. Those attending please meet at the church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Those wishing may contribute to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Originally published June 22, 2020.

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