Stephen Andrew Filipek, 91, of North Apollo, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Life Care at Allegheny Valley Hospital. He was born on Sunday, June 26, 1927 in East Vandergrift, the son of the late John J. and Catherine Hornicak Filipek. He was a lifetime member of the Slovak Club in East Vandergrift, a past commander of the VFW in Vandergrift and a member of the honor guard. He loved to bowl, hunt, fish, golf, but he most enjoyed being with his family, grandchildren and his great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Joan F. Long Filipek, 4 children, Michael Filipek of North Apollo, Michelle Klingensmith and her husband, James, of Vandergrift, Steven Filipek of Apollo and David Filipek and his wife, Erica, of Bowie, MD, 2 grandchildren, Ashley Amin and her husband, Devin, of Springfield, IL. and Eric Klingensmith of Vandergrift and 3 great grandchildren, Victoria Amin, Austin Amin and Olivia Amin, a brother, Joseph Filipek of East Vandergrift and 3 sisters, Anne Luczak of Vandergrift, Veronica Skrocki of Cleveland, OH. and Theresa Weber and her husband, Robert, of Hermitage. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, John and Danny Filipek and his sisters, Mary Tabacheck and Kathryn Filipek. Family will received friends on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 5PM to 8PM at the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home, LTD, 1916 Moore Ave., North Apollo, Pa. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 400 Kennedy Ave., East Vandergrift, Pa. with Father Michael Sciberras as celebrant. Private interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park in Lower Burrell, Pa.
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