Edward J. Bolga, age 82 of North Huntingdon, died August 18, 2017 at Transitions Healthcare. Born June 9, 1935 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Cservenyak) Bolga and the beloved husband of Sylvia (Cernava) Bolga for 33 years. Ed was an Air Force Veteran, and while in the service, he was a jet engine mechanic. After serving for over 4 years in the military, he was honorably discharged and took up the trade of carpentry. He loved his trains, garden, and polka dancing. In addition to his wife, Ed is survived by brother, James (Jean) Bolga; sister, Margie (Michael) Stefanko; brother-in-law, Tom Madden; nieces and a nephew, Jeannie Sonnenberg, Kathy (Michael) Osiecki and Michael (Missy) Madden; great nieces and great nephews, Samantha, Sierra , Malone, and Macklen. He was preceded in death by his first wife Kay Fleming and a sister, Maryann Madden. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com
Originally published August 19, 2017.