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December 16, 2017

Peter Peckyno – formerly of Monessen


Peter Peckyno, 94, formerly of Monessen, died Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017, in Mt. Vernon of South Park. He was born on July 18, 1923, in Monessen, the son of the late Frank and Sophia Drahobecky Peckyno. Pete was a lifelong resident of Monessen and was a retired motor inspector from the Monessen Plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel. He was a member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church where he served as a trustee for many years, and the Knights of Columbus Council 954. Pete served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army in Normandy, France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He is survived by two sons, Peter L. (Melinda) Peckyno of Derrick City, Pa., and Timothy (Michele) Peckyno of Bethel Park; a daughter, Patty (Rick) Consiglio of Gilford, Conn.; six grandchildren, Hannah Consiglio, Alissa (David) Farrell, Ryan Peckyno, Parker Peckyno, Bradley Peckyno and Krista (Brandon) Thompson; seven great-grandchildren, Orion Peckyno, Roger Farrell, Aiden Wernicki, Madison Peckyno, Owen Peckyno, Olivia Peckyno, Nico Orlando Thompson; sister Helen Peresolak of Belle Vernon, two brothers John (Sylvia) Peckyno of Hagerstown, Md., and Steve (Evelyn) Peckyno of Bethel Park, and by nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann V. Vitkovich Peckyno; four brothers, George, Michael, Frank, and Charles Peckyno; a sister, Mary Fedarko; and by two infants, Michael and Emma. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the DALFONSO-BILLICK FUNERAL HOME INC. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Ave., Monessen. Services will be held on Monday beginning with a Panachida at 9:30 a.m. followed by Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, with Father Stephen Wahal officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Rostraver Township. Condolences accepted for the family at