Domenic V. Virgona, age 88 of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2022 in Jefferson Hospital. Born December 24, 1933 in Clairton, he was a son of Domenic and Rose (Fazio) Virgona. A member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish - St. Clare of Assisi Church in Clairton and a retired electrician for Picco/Hercules/Eastman in West Elizabeth, Domenic was the former Democratic Mayor of Clairton. He also served as a councilman prior to that and as a board member and officer for the Clairton Recreation Authority. He was also a member of both the Sons of Columbus - Santa Maria Council #3 and the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75, both of Clairton. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and gardening. In addition to his parents, Domenic was preceded in death by his wife Joan A. (Phillips) Virgona, who passed away May 15, 2019, his sister Carmella Bartolomeo Pholar, and his brothers Anthony Virgona and Angelo Vergona. He is survived by his children Kim (William) Nickolich, Debra (David P.) Maksin, Beverly Virgona, and Domenic J. (Vanessa) Virgona, all of Clairton; his grandchildren Laura (fiance' Brandon Pavlik) Nickolich, Domenic J. Virgona, David S. (Allison) Maksin, and Heath Maksin; his great-grandchildren Liam Mizak and Layla Pavlik; his adopted great-grandchildren Antwynette Virgona and Andrew and Anthony T. Satterfield; his sister Angela (the late Richard) DeNardo of Forest Hills; and also nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 10 AM in Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish - St. Clare of Assisi Church. Procession and burial will follow to Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 05, 2022.