Frederick Konyak, 84

Frederick Konyak, 84, of North Sewickley Township passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at his residence.

Born January 8, 1938 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Andrew and Helen Burcik Konyak. He was married to Patricia Steckman Konyak.

Fred graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955. For many years, Fred was employed at the B&W in Koppel where he worked in the Melt Shop. Fred enjoyed hunting and fishing at his camp in Mayburg PA, and also enjoyed snowmobiling, volleyball, and horseback riding. Fred was a lifetime member of the NRA and a member of the Moose Club in Ellwood City. He was the oldest living Konyak in his family.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years Patty; daughter, Gwen (Bill) Gottuso of Minnesota; two sons, Eric (Kate) of Zelienople and Curt (Stacy) Konyak of Ellport; daughter in law, Karen Konyak of Ellport; 10 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son Mark Konyak.

As per Fred’s request, no public visitation will be held.

Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Please join the family for a Celebration of Fred’s life at the Ellwood City Moose on Saturday May 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm.

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

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6 thoughts on “Frederick Konyak, 84

  1. Fred was always the life of the party in Mayburg. Thoughts and prayers to Patty and the family.

    Sending love from Ohio.

    Kathryn and Eric Wright

  2. Dear Gwen, Bill & family,
    I’m so very sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy.
    My prayers are with you and may God Bless you all.
    With love,. Susan Zona

  3. Sad to hear my cousin and friend has passed however the memories we have are so fantastic and wonderful that to remember him is a joy love and prayers to Patty and all family we are with you even though we are so far away. Love and prayers.

  4. Konyak family you are in our thoughts and prayers. Whether it was at family reunions, camp, swimming at the farm or just dropping by the house after a night hunting at the farm. Fred and Patty would always put a smile on your face, Fred would always have something funny to say. You will be missed!

  5. I just seen that he passed. My deepest sympathies go out to all of you. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers

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