Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
Michael "Mickey" Fodella Jr., age 91, of Blaine Hill, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Grandview Estates. He was Navy veteran serving during the Korean War and retired as a project engineer for Danieli Corporation in Pittsburgh. He was a member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church in Clairton, a life-long member of Blaine Hill Volunteer Fire Company and a member of the Clairton American Legion Daniel Keffer Post 75. He always enjoyed a good conversation and loved his little buddies. Born December 17, 1930 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Michael Fodella Sr. and the late Mary (Hemenic) Fodella. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Wilma (Walters) Fodella; daughter, Tamara Indyk of Elizabeth Twp.; sons, Michael (Kelly) Fodella of Elizabeth and John (June) Fodella of Blaine Hill; grandchildren, Leanna and Shane Indyk, Michael and Jaime Fodella, Jenna and Jasmine Fodella; sister, Audrey (Kenneth) Pavlack of Oak Hill; beloved dog, Maggie; also, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Sunday, July 31, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM with a Parastas at 7 p.m. A Panachida Service will be Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9:15 AM in the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Liturgy at 10 AM at Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church with Father Ivan Mina officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published July 28, 2022.