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Michael Kuvinka Jr.

July 1, 1934 — March 12, 2021

Monessen

Michael Kuvinka Jr., 86, of Monessen, died Friday March 12, 2021 in UPMC Family Hospice, Pittsburgh. He was born on July 1, 1934 in Monessen, the son of the late Michael and Helen (Trusa) Kuvinka Sr. Mike was a life long resident of Monessen and a1952 graduate of Monessen High School. He received his bachelors degree in Education from California State Teachers College and his masters degree from West Virginia University. Mike worked in the City of Monessen School District and Mon Valley Career and Technology Center as a Guidance Counselor. He served his country during the Korean War with the U.S. Coast Guard. Mike was a member of the American Legion Post 28, Half Fast Golf League, Pennsylvania Association of Retired Teachers and a former member of the Elks Lodge 773. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Virginia R. (Johns) Kuvinka, son, Michael (Betty) Kuvinka III of Woodbury, NJ; two daughters, Laura Ann Kuvinka of Greensburg, Kathee Kuvinka of Pittsburgh; two grandchildren, Michelle (Corey) Daigle and Michael Kuvinka, IV; three sisters, Nancy (Charlie) Gray of Farmington Hills, MI, Susan (Dennis) Yankosky of Plymouth Meeting, PA, Kathie (Robert) Basehore of Columbus, OH; and by several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter Dawn Kuvinka and an infant son David Kuvinka. Friends will be received on Monday in Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen, from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 am in the funeral home with Pastor Sandy Fitzgibbons officiating. Interment will follow in the Monongahela Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Contributions be made to UPMC Family Hospice, by going to www.familyhospicepa.org. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.

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441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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441 Reed Avenue
Monessen, PA 15062

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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