Age 85, a longtime resident of Creighton, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 at home with his family at his side. Born on September 7, 1933, in Natrona, he was the son of the late George I. and Anna (Fabry) Kabay. He was a graduate of Har-Brack High School, Natrona Heights. He proudly served in the Army during the Korean War. Mr. Kabay retired from Air Products, Creighton and was the Plant Operator. He was a member of Holy Family RC Church, Creighton where he was an usher and a church volunteer. Mr. Kabay was a member of the Brackenridge American Legion, Springdale Sportsmen’s Club, and the American Slovak Protective Society in Creighton. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include a daughter, Amy S. Kabay of Cheswick, two sons, George T. (Lori) Kabay of Lower Burrell and Thomas G. (Sherrie) Kabay of South Buffalo Township; four grandchildren, Adam Kabay, Victor Kabay and his fiancée, Alexis Abel, Katherine Kabay, and Elliott Kabay; four siblings, Vincent (Vi) Kabay of Brackenridge, John Kabay of Chicora, Pat Homick of Brackenridge, and Daniel Kabay of Chicora; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Shirley A. (McKillop) Kabay on August 10, 2005 and a grandson, Jonathan Joseph Kabay. Relatives and friends will be received from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Paul R. Ajak Funeral Home, 921 Freeport Road, Creighton, where a blessing service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday. A Christian Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family RC Church, 787 Freeport Road, Creighton. Burial with military honors in Mount Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights.
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