Joseph G. ''Jerry" Chunkala, 82, of Rostraver Township died Friday, October 18, 2019. Born in North Charleroi on September 22, 1937, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Panczyn) Chunkala.
Jerry was retired from Fisher Body where he worked as a die setter and was a member of United Auto Workers Union Local #544. He was also a member of St. Sebastian Church in Belle Vernon and Star Junction Gun Club.
He is survived by his wife of 34 1/2 years, Delores M. (Boyd) Chunkala; children, Germaine (Jim) Holtzer of Greensburg, Joseph (Carol) Chunkala Jr. of Rostraver Township and Kristin (Paul) Kubicek of Greensburg; step children, Tracy (Bill) Cathers of Rostraver Township and Kenneth Roberts of Reinhold, PA; grandchildren, James, Candace, Rachel, Joseph, Andrew, Lyssa, Billy, Eric, Krista and Stacey; 5 great grandchildren; and sister, Marijo Day of Belle Vernon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Matthew Kubicek; and brother, Thomas Chunkala.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Blessing Service will be held on Monday at 12:15 p.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 1 p.m. in St. Sebastian Church, 801 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon with Rev. Michael Crookston presiding. Interment will follow in Fells Cemetery.
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