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Richard Andrew Belsick

February 27, 1952 — January 28, 2020

Richard Andrew "Rich" Belsick, 67, of McKeesport, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020. He was born February 27, 1952 in Belle Vernon and was the son of the late Andrew Edward and Olga Helen (Studnicki) Belsick. He was a man of strong faith and was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish (St. Patrick Worship Site) and was a member and Eucharistic Minister at the former St. Martin DePorres Church. He worked for 32 years as a welder for US Steel Irvin Works and loved his job. Rich was a Second Degree Knight of Columbus, a history buff, and loved westerns and his Polish heritage. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Donna (Swant) Belsick; son, Andrew (Becki) Belsick of Bellevue; daughter, Loretta (Fiancé, Tony Ellsworth) Belsick of Fairchance; sister, Kathy (Bernie) Tychinski of Washington; mother-in-law, Mary Petrina of McKeesport; nephew, Mark Swant; and niece, Megan Krystofik. He was the beloved "big guy" of his dog, Teddy and grand dogs, Jackson and Skeeter. He was preceded in death by brother, Robert Belsick. Friends are welcome from Friday, January 31, 2020, 2-4 and 6-8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak (412) 672-6322 Troy J Gilbert, Director. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick Church, 312 32nd St, McKeesport, PA 15132 on February 1, 2020, 10:00 am. Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
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Visitation

Friday, January 31, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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Visitation

Friday, January 31, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

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