Frank B. Jakub

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

Frank B. Jakub, age 88, of North Versailles passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. He was born on November 15, 1928 in Duquesne, a son of the late Michael and Anna (Banosky) Jakub. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers John, Andrew, Edward, and Michael R. Jakub. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years Marlene (Timko); children Karen (husband John Jr.) Bielic, Robert (wife Ellen Losco), and Lynn (husband Gordon) Vytlacil; grandchildren Christina (Neil) Pickard and Matthew Bielic; and his brothers and sisters Albert, William, Florence Jakub, and Dolores Mewkalo.

Frank was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the Army Corps of Engineers building bridges. He has lived in North Versailles since 1957, and has worked as a steel mill worker, carpenter, general contractor, a member of the maintenance department at G.C. Murphy’s Warehouse in the Christy Park section of McKeesport, PA, and neighborhood handyman. He built homes and garages throughout the Pittsburgh area with the most significant construction being the fur storage facility for the old Green Valley Cleaners in North Versailles. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday 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. Thursday at St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport. Interment with military honors will follow at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville. Memorial contributions can be made to the veteran organization of your choice. For online condolences please visit

Originally published August 23, 2017.

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