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Gene E. Minerva

October 10, 1938 December 3, 2018
Gene E. Minerva
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Obituary for Gene E. Minerva

Gene E. Minerva, 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. He was born October 10, 1938 in McKeesport, PA, a son of the late James and Velma (Dakin) Minerva. Prior to his retirement, Gene was a truck driver and a veteran of the US Army having served in the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Guffey Club since 1977 where he served as president for 30 years, member of Frederick Franklin Masonic Lodge 14 for 45 years, Youngwood Sportsman's Club and Fairmont Hahntown VFD. He loved taking motorcycle trips, hunting with family and friends and had the thrill of building an airplane in Seattle, WA with his wife, Joanne. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sue Beasley; brother, Vincent James Minerva; and sister, Louella Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Joanne Raynak; sons, Jim Minerva and his wife, Elizabeth, Tim Minerva and his wife, Jill; stepson David Raynak and his wife, Saundra, Jonathan Raynak and his wife Stacey; brother, Glenn Minerva and his wife, Jean; grandchildren, Nicholas (Maureen) Minerva, Jonna (Brandon) Nedley, Isla Minerva, Camden Minerva, Matthew, Kayla and Cameron Raynak; great-grandchildren, Carson and Payton Nedley; his beloved spaniel, Brittany; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Thursday from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m. A funeral service will take place on Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery in North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Wounded Warriors Project. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Thursday

6

Dec

1:00 PM 12/6/2018 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 12/6/2018 3:00:00 PM
James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc.

176 Clay Pike
North Huntingdon, PA 15642

James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc.
176 Clay Pike North Huntingdon 15642 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

6

Dec

5:00 PM 12/6/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc.

176 Clay Pike
North Huntingdon, PA 15642

James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc.
176 Clay Pike North Huntingdon 15642 PA
United States

Service

Friday

7

Dec

11:00 AM 12/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc.

176 Clay Pike
North Huntingdon, PA 15642

James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc.
176 Clay Pike North Huntingdon 15642 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grandview Cemetery Final Resting Place

1301 Lincoln Highway
North Versailles, Pa 15137

1301 Lincoln Highway North Versailles 15137 Pa
United States
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