204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
H. Scott Caruso, Supervisor
Obituary of Steve Kabaci
Steve Kabaci age 86, of Hecla, PA died Tuesday September 27, 2022 in Excela Health Westmoreland. He was born June 8, 1936 in Wyano, PA to the late John and Meri Hemenez Kabaci.
Steve was a graduate of South Huntington High school and served his country in the U.S. Army as a truck driver in Germany. The son of an immigrant coal miner from Czechoslovakia he developed a hard work ethic that served him well at the places he worked including, International Paper, Robertshaw, ITE, DME, before retiring from Powerex as a maintance man. He enjoyed remodeling his house and could fix anything. Steve loved to cook, especially haluski and polichinkas. He was a faithful Pirates, Penguins, and NASCAR fan. Steve had a real love for music. He was a drummer and enjoyed slowing dancing with his wife and polkaing with his Kimmy. Mr. Kabaci was a lifetime member of the Hecla Sportsman’s Club and the Wyano Vets. He was very active in his church as a board member and with the men’s club making pierogies and nutrolls. Steve enjoyed his church, family, and friends, and he always considered his neighbors to be his family. He was easy to talk to, funny, quick witted, and had a one-liner for everything.
Steve is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Blanche Yaksic Kabaci; and his beloved daughter Kimmy. Steve is also survived by his brothers, John Kabaci and Robert Kabaci; his sister Nancy Sidney; his sister-in-law Sophie Zagar (Robert); and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents Steve was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Mitzel, Anna Dittman, Margaret Wilkinson, Betty Kabaci; and his brother Mike Kabaci.
Family and friends are invited from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM on Friday September 30th at Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle St. Mt. Pleasant. A Pomen Service will be held at 7:30 PM in the funeral home. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday October 1st at 10 AM with Fr. Rumen Stoychev from Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church in Youngwood. To offer an online condolence please visit our website at www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com