Philip B. Szajnuk, Sr.

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 06, 2023

Philip B. Szajnuk, Sr., 81, of Irwin, passed away at home on October 31, 2023, surrounded by family. He was born in McKeesport, January 11, 1942 and was a Navy veteran.

Phil loved music and dancing. He was most fond of the Doo-Wop music from the 1950’s era. For many years, Phil enjoyed golfing and the numerous trips he took to Myrtle Beach to play. You could often find him at the slot machines in a casino or playing the lottery.

Phil is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Dorothy Kolodziej Szajnuk.

He is survived by his four children; Dorri (Ron) Miller, Philip Jr. (Leigh Ann), Terri (Scott) Good and Becky (Joe) Dombroski; grandchildren; Austin, Keaton, Chase, Dylan (Emily), Caleb, Ashley, Zachary, Patrick, Cassie, Nathaniel, Paige, Tyler, Amber, Lacey, Joey, and Jesse. He is also survived by his partner, Carole Lencoski and Bella, her granddaughter they have raised since birth.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday November 4 at the WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521 Main Street, Irwin, PA 15642, (724) 863-1200, where a funeral service will follow at 6 p.m.
Special thanks are gratefully expressed to his daughter, Dorri, and her staff (especially Sherrie and Jen) at Caring Hospice Services of Western PA for the wonderful guidance and exceptional care they provided. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made in Phil’s name to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 862 Carnegie, PA 15106 or online at For online condolences please visit

Originally published November 06, 2023.

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