FARRELL, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Thomas Telega, 71 of Farrell, died on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 2:40 p.m. in UPMC Jameson of a brief illness.

He was born on September 20, 1952 to Theodore and Helen (Kustron) Telega.

He graduated from Farrell High School.

Thomas worked as a pipefitter for Sharon Steel and many other companies.

He enjoyed bowling, baseball, football and hockey. He also enjoyed playing poker, euchre and crossword puzzles.

Thomas is survived by a son, Andrew Telega and his wife, Jessica, of Jacksonville, Florida; sisters, Elaine Spaulding and Diane Telega, both of Hermitage and brothers, John Telega of Birmingham, Alabama, David Telega of Charleston, South Carolina, Andrew Telega of Farrell and Tim Telega of Brookfield, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Rickey Telega

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 16, 2023, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at John Flynn Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hermitage, Pennsylvania, where funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with David Coxson officiating.

Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Thomas, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, November 15, at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing