WARREN - Steve Bellas, 87, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
Steve was born Oct.18, 1925, in Maybeury, W.Va., the son of George and Elizabeth Jacob Bellas.
Steve worked as a laborer for Copperweld in Warren, where he retired after 20 years. On May 7, 1952, he married his wife, the late Minnie Imburgia who passed away March 24, 1988.
Steve was a veteran who served in the Navy during World War II. He was an avid sports fan who watched baseball, football and basketball. He followed the Browns and Indians. Steve loved playing cards with his family, especially pinochle.
Steve is survived by his sister, Margaret Gergely of Sharpsville, Pa., and his brother, Frank Bellas of Benezette, Pa. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by father, George Bellas; mother, Elizabeth Bellas; wife, Minnie Bellas; his sisters, Helen Donich, Mary Chizmar, Elizabeth Tatro and Ann Scholtmer; and his brothers, Joe Bellas, Andrew Bellas, George Bellas, Michael Bellas and John Bellas.
Private services were held at the Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home, 124 Main St. Sharpsville, Pa.
Burial will take place in the Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.donaldsonmohney.com.