James A. “Sonny” Budai, age 84, of Versailles Boro, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, in Jefferson Hospital. Born in Duquesne on November 9, 1937, he was the son of the late James S. and Alberta (Bost) Budai. He was a former salesman for the V.F.W., in Columbus, Ohio and a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-St. Joseph Church, Duquesne. He was the former husband of Debra (David) Budai of Columbus, Ohio; father of James W. (Heather) Budai of Galloway, Ohio; grandfather of Mallory Budai, Evan J. Budai and Jillian M. Budai; brother of Carol (Bob) Kostelnik of West Mifflin and Paul (Colleen) Budai of West Mifflin; cousin of James (Carol) Howard, Terry (Jean) Howard, Patti (Tom) Klocko, and Susan Howard. He was predeceased by his aunt Philomena Howard. There is no visitation. Arrangements entrusted to the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.
Originally published August 09, 2022.