Chris "Papou" Bolias, 82, of Monessen, died Thursday January 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born on April 9, 1937 in Monessen, the son of the late Louis and Irene (Mascitelli) Bolias. Chris was a life long resident of Monessen and a 1954 graduate of Monessen High School. He was a retired machinist having worked at the Monessen Plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. and Joy Mining Machinery in Canonsburg. Chris was a member of St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, ISMA, Speers Boat Club and a life member of Elks 773. He also was a past member of Eagles Aerie 2399, the Croatian Club and Hilltop Firemen's Club. Chris was a proud member of the Rockets baseball team in Monessen years ago. He is survived by two daughters, Christine (Jac) Warfield of Monessen, Carolyn (Rick Lynn) Bolias of Belle Vernon, two grandsons, Ricky C. (Kristen) Tyburski of Rostraver Twp., Tyler Tyburski of Monessen; two great granddaughters, Victoria and Charlotte Tyburski; a brother, Nick (Amelia) Bolias of Monessen; a friend, Amanda Higgins of Monessen; two sisters-in-laws, Kay Piscitelli of Carroll Twp., Jean Quattrone of Finleyville; and by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Carmela Quattrone Bolias, his father and mother-in-law Patsy and Minnie Quattrone, and by two brothers-in-law, Frank Piscitelli and Philip Quattrone. Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm in Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen, and on Monday Jan. 20, 2020 in St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, 119 St. Spyridon Lane Monessen, from 9:00 am until 10:00 am, time of the Funeral Service with Fr. Constantine Kokanos officiating. Interment will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, Monessen. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.
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