American Veteran 08

Steve Cumbay, Jr.

August 15, 1923 ~ September 16, 2020 (age 97)

Obituary

Steve Cumbay Jr., 97, formerly of Beaver Falls, was born on August 15, 1923 and passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the Southwestern Veterans Center in Pittsburgh where he resided.

Steve was a member of the former St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in New Brighton, the New Brighton Croatian Club and the Beaver Falls American Legion Post 261. He retired from the former Mayer China where he had been their head machinist.

He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve Cumbay, Sr. and Mary (Schlac) Cumbay; his wives, Rose (Pintur) Cumbay and Mildred (Bunish) Cumbay; a daughter, Karyn Kushich; a son-in-law, Leroy Richard Balmer and a sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Gene DiGiovine.

He is survived by a daughter, Deirdre A. Balmer, Patterson Township; four grandchildren and their spouses, Lauren and Josh Wetter, Economy Boro, Jeffrey and Michael Balmer, Philadelphia, PA, Kelly Kushich, Patterson Township, Amber Kushich, New Galilee; a son-in-law, Tim Kushich and a brother, William Cumby, North Sewickley Township.

A committal service was held for family on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, PA.

Full military rites will be conducted by the Brentwood V.F.W. Post 1810 honor guard.

Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Southwestern Veterans Center, 7060 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.

Steve’s family would like to express a special thank you to the Southwestern Veterans Center for all their loving care and support.

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