Steven “Sparky” Beskid Jr., 80, of Coral, died October 6, 2021 peacefully at his home. He was the son of the late Steven and Stella Mae (McAdoo) Beskid Sr. and was born February 21, 1941 in Graceton.
Steven was retired from Falcon Drilling and Trucking. He enjoyed his retirement and loved spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also enjoyed woodworking, traveling and flea market finds. Steven proudly served in the United States Army 173rd Airborne Paratroopers and was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Linda of 55 years; his daughters, Michelle and husband, Mark Sandolfini, of Strongstown; and Marcia and husband, Bradley Boyer of Indiana and his son, Robert Beskid of Homer City. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Betty Karpacs of Homer City; Nancy and husband Paul McQuillen of Morrisdale; Mary Lyman of Homer City; Georgiann Courtney of Arizona; John and wife Betty of Homer City; Larry and wife Beth of Penn Run; William (Bill) and wife Patsy of Homer City; Kathy of Blairsville; and Joe of Homer City.
Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Samantha Sandolfini.
Friends will be received Friday from 3-7PM at the Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City. A Blessing Service will be held Friday at 7PM at the funeral home.
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