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Michael F. Ferkatch

September 22, 1927 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 91)

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Michael F. Ferkatch


Of Penn Hills, age 91, passed peacefully in his sleep on Friday February 22, 2019.


Mike was the beloved husband of Mary D. (Pollock) Ferkatch for 62 years;


Loving father of Mary H. Martin, Cynthia A. (the late Robert) Girdano, Michael Joseph Ferkatch, Mark Aaron Ferkatch, Susan Jean (David) Denzer, and Matthew J. (Luann) Ferkatch.


Mike was the proud Pappy of 15 grandchildren and the late 2nd Lt. Michael Robert Girdano, as well as 15 great-grandchildren.


He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Helen Ferkatch, two brothers and three sisters.



Mike served our country as an Army Veteran during the Korean War. During his civilian career Mike was an Electrician with Edgewater Steel. He was a member of the Plum VFW 6836 and the American Legion Post 351. He was also an avid golfer.



Friends will be received on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 4-8 pm at English Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.; 378 Maryland Ave; Oakmont PA 15139; 412-828-6565. A blessing service will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:30 am in the funeral home.


He will then be interred at Lakewood Memorial Gardens with military honors.

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February 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
English Funeral Home
378 Maryland Avenue
Oakmont, PA 15139

Blessing Service
February 26, 2019

10:30 AM
English Funeral Home
378 Maryland Avenue
Oakmont, PA 15139

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