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Visitation

Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
Thursday June 22nd, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Visitation

Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
Thursday June 22nd, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Fire Dept. Service

Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
Thursday June 22nd, 2017
7:00pm

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Interment following funeral service


Friday June 23rd, 2017

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Prayer Service

Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc.
Friday June 23rd, 2017
9:30am

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Funeral Mass

St. Katharine Drexel Roscoe Branch
Friday June 23rd, 2017
10:00am

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Paul "Butch" T. Simala

Paul "Butch" T. Simala, 76, of Stockdale, died Sunday June 18, 2017 at his home.

He was born in Stockdale on June 27, 1940, the son of the late Karol and Mary (Planeta) Simala.  Butch grew up in Stockdale and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America where he attained the rank of Eagle Scout.  He was a 1958 graduate of Charleroi High School, a life member of the Stockdale Fire Department, and a member of St. Katherine Drexel Parish, St. Joseph Campus.  He retired with 43 years of service from the Allenport Plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation.  Butch was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs Spec 5.  Butch loved to dance, especially at The Meadows, and he was a avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his two sons; Mark (JoAnn) Simala of Wellsburg, WV, Brad Simala of Fallowfield Twp., four grandchildren, Taylor, Kyle, Ryleigh, and Braden Simala, a brother Thomas Simala of Stockdale, two sisters; Cecelia "Sis" (Jay) Clark of N. Charleroi, Katherine (Rocco Gene) Malarbi of Monessen, and by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Carol "Dee" (Davis) Simala, three sisters, Mary Slusarczyk, Caroline Terrana, Ann Krilosky, and by four brothers, Joey, Jimmy, Buck, and John Simala.

Friends will be received in Melenyzer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1008 Furlong Ave. Roscoe, on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm.  Family and friends will gather on Friday June 23, 2017 at 9:30 am for a prayer in the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass at St. Katherine Drexel Parish, St. Joseph Campus Roscoe, with Rev. Edward L. Yuhas officiating.  Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Twp.

Condolences accepted for the family at www.melenyzer.com.  Arrangements entrusted to Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, www.dalfonso-billick.com.

 




Guestbook

Mark & Brad,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. We are sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Ron & Darlene Yuhas & Family

Ron & Darlene Yuhas & Family Jun 25 2017 12:00 AM

We are very sorry that we could not express our sympathy in person. Your father was a regular at the coffee shop and we all appreciated his stories. We lost a great wine maker and I will miss not making him cookies. He will truly be missed. Our deepest sympathy to your families.

George and Fran Hotochin Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul "Butch" Simala

Monte & Jess Snyder Jun 23 2017 12:00 AM

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A GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was ordered on June 22, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jun 22 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to the family.

Judy (Kaschok) Foulks Jun 22 2017 12:00 AM

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A GARDEN PATH was sent by Scott and Amy Marple on June 21, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jun 21 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul "Butch" Simala

J Mroz Jun 20 2017 12:00 AM

Always a fun person to have around a friend of many and a great mentor sorry for your loss xo

J mroz Jun 20 2017 12:00 AM

Mark, My sympathies for the loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lori Farmer Jun 20 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul "Butch" Simala

Trisha Simala Shipley Jun 20 2017 12:00 AM

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