John M. Sasala, age 63, of Jefferson Hills, formerly of Swissvale and Elizabeth, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at home. A retired truck driver for Harsco Metals in West Mifflin, he enjoyed camping. Born June 7, 1955 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of Elizabeth (Fedele) Sasala of Jefferson Hills and the late Andy Sasala, and husband of the late Elizabeth Ann "Pinky" (Anderson) Sasala.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Amber Whatley of Pittsburgh and her children; stepdaughter, Shelly (Jerry) Schwab of Donora; stepson, Damon (Carol) Anderson of Elizabeth; step-grandchildren, Alexa Schwab, Abigail, James, Amy and Ashley Anderson; sisters, Donna Shogan of Swissvale, Mary Hudson of Greensburg, and Jean Sasala of Swissvale; brother, Paul Sasala of Columbus, OH; also, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 12 to 4 PM. A funeral service will take place on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10 AM in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jude Urso officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Volunteer Fire Co., 425 Scenery Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published May 08, 2019.