Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
Robert J. Chomas, age 94, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at home. He was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp. He graduated from Elizabeth High School and earned a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a radar technician and instructor while serving in the Army during the Korean War and retired as a maintenance supervisor for US Steel Homestead Works. He was a former Little League manager for the Marraccini’s baseball team, a basketball coach, and a former Cub Scout Master for Pack 78 at Round Hill. He enjoyed spending time with his family, bowling for many leagues, traveling, and watching sports in his retirement. Born December 19, 1928, in Elizabeth Twp., he was a son of the late Rev. Joseph and Bertha (Kadar) Chomas. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Phyllis J. (Bernadowski) Chomas; children, Cindi (Scott) McCall of Elizabeth Twp., Terri (Chris) Lesher of Colorado and Ron Chomas of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Andrew Martell, Brandon McCall, Chris McCall, Jessica McCall, Bryan Chomas and Corey Chomas; great-grandchildren, Lila, Andrew, Leo and Lotti; siblings, James L. Chomas of Elizabeth Twp. and the Rev. Barbara Minter of Erie; daughter-in-law, Andria Chomas; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by children, Bob and Dan Chomas, and brothers, Richard and William Chomas. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Friday, November 3, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 9:30 AM in St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Prep Wilson Campus, 1900 Clairton Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122, a Christian school operated by his daughter and grandson. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 01, 2023.