Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
Sylvester “Bootsie” Skrinjorich, age 87, of Forward Twp., passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. He was a retired electrician at U.S. Steel Clairton Works, founder and owner of Sylvester & Tweetie’s Restaurant for the past 20-years, and was also the founder of Skrinny’s Auto. He was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union, member and past worshipful master of the Stephen Bayard Masonic Lodge #526 in Elizabeth, and he loved polkas and football.
Born January 19, 1935 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Stanko and Mary (Hrvacic) Skrinjorich. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy M. (Beckinger) Skrinjorich; daughters, Dorothy (James) Wycoff of Elizabeth Twp. and Sue (Howard) Trail of Bunola; son, Ron (Sue) Skrinjorich of Forward Twp.; grandchildren, Mimi (Anthony Rash) Wycoff, Dayna (Ben) Muir, Chris and Mike Trail, Ron (Leah) Skrinjorich, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Harley, Savanna and Ben Muir, Teddi Lee and Danica Pavlack, Trystyn, Leon and Levi Skrinjorich; brother, Joseph Skrinjorich of Jefferson Hills; also, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughters, Carrie Lynn Skrinjorich and Jessica Trail; as well as brothers and sisters. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 10 AM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. William K. Little officiating. Burial to follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published June 11, 2022.