Joseph Kurzynski

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 05, 2021

Joseph Kurzynski, age 87, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021. He was born February 16, 1934 in Wielum, Poland, a son of the late Tomasz and Julianna Kurzynski. He was a long-time member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, formerly known as St. Jude the Apostle in Wilmerding. He worked for over 20 years as a machinist at Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh and then worked as a school bus driver and in maintenance at Giant Eagle before retiring.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Mary Kurzynski; brother Anthony Kurzynski; and sister Stefani Rytel. He is survived by his former wife and long-time partner Shirley Kurzynski; children Donna (Bruce) Egan of North Huntingdon and Michael Kurzynski of Murrysville; grandchildren Kimberly Egan, Brian (Tiffany) Egan and Dale Egan; great grandchildren Isabella and Levi; sister Nellie Shurgot of East McKeesport. Friends and family will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Jude the Apostle Church in Wilmerding. Interment will follow at Good Shepherd Cemetery in Monroeville. For online condolences please visit

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Originally published July 05, 2021.

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