Timothy Joseph Craighead, 57, of Wexford, and formerly of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017 at UPMC Passavant. He was a former food service director of the National Mall, Pittsburgh Zoo and The Super Dome, a former member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township, a former owner of the Cash King in Connellsville, a former counselor at Pressley Ridge in Pittsburgh, a former golf marshal at Treesdale Golf Course in Gibsonia, and a brother of Phi Kappa Theta.
Born October 24, 1960 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Samuel J. and Patricia E. (Hofmeister) Craighead. He is survived by his fiancée, Verree Valentine of Wexford; siblings, Joan (Charles) Kilgore, Jennifer (Dean) Wardropper and Scott L. (Joni) Craighead, all of Elizabeth Township; also, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and pets, Chuck and Snickers. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 N. 2nd. Ave., Elizabeth, PA 15037 (412-384-4344) on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 2-5 and 6-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10 AM in St. Michael Parish with Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Private burial at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 or Cincinnati Zoo Baby Hippo Fund, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published October 30, 2017.