96, of West Mifflin, PA died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Harbour Senior Living of South Hills. Born March 25, 1916 in McKeesport, a son of the late Michael and Mary Ballint Beka. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Grace Fencik Beck; brothers: Mike and George Beka; sisters: Helen Burlikowski, Mary DeFrances and Ethel Cawley. He retired from the boiler department of US Steel National Tube Works, and loved duck pin bowling. Surviving is his loving nephew and caregiver: Albert (Margaret) Burlikowski. Friends will be received on Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon at the JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2703 O'Neil Boulevard, McKeesport, PA 15132, where a Blessing Service will be held immediately following at 12 Noon with Fr. Gregory Madeya officiating. Interment will follow in the New St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles, PA. The family suggests memorial contributions to Gateway Hospice, 9380 McKnight Road, 201 Arcadia Court, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Most sincere thanks to the staff of Harbour Assisted Living of South Hills and Gateway Hospice for the love and care they provided to "Uncle Al".
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