Joe A. Rega

August 10, 1925 ~ September 1, 2019 (age 94)


Joe A. Rega 94 of Everson, died peacefully Monday afternoon, September 2, 2019, in Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Care Center surrounded in love by his family.

He was born in Mt. Pleasant, August 10, 1925, a Son of the late Joseph and Theresa Colianni Rega.

Joe was a faithful member of the Partner Parish, St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale, where he served as an Eucheristic Minister and a former Parish Council member and past president of the parish Holy Name Society, Deanery VII Holy Name Society and the Greensburg Diocesan Holy Name Union and served as Regional Vice President of the National Holy Name Society. He was a former member of Greensburg Diocesan Pastoral Council.  He also served on the Parish Building, Church and Education committees and was also instrumental with imitation of Cursillo Movement in the Greensburg Diocese. He was a member of the Catholic Knights, Council #1127.

Joe was the owner and operator of Joe Rega Shoe Clinic in Everson.  He was a retire supervisor of Brown Boveri Electric, Greensburg.  He was a member of Brown Beveri Management Club.

Joe was a member of the Sons Of Italy Club, Scottdale and Former member of The Fireman’s Club and the Mt. Pleasant American Legion Post.

Joe is survived by his wife of 34 years, Imogene Slaughter Siwula Rega, whom he married November 9, 1984.

His children:

Joseph A. Rega and wife Diane of Scottdale

Anthony A. Rega and wife Saundra of Irwin

Michael P. Siwula and wife Patty of Scottdale

Dean Siwula and wife Debbie of Scottdale

Jayne Wisniewski and husband John of Everson

Karen Lape and husband Kevin of Dickerson Run

Walter J. Siwula III and wife Donna of Mt. Pleasant

21 Grandchildren and 28 Great Grandchildren

Brother Raymond Rega of Decatur, Ga.

Fay Tomei and husband Robert of Lilburn, Ga.

In addition to his parents, Joe will once again be reunited with his First Wife, Virginia Shandorf Rega December 6, 1982

Two Brothers Richard A. Rega 1981

And Ronald A. Rega September 16, 1987.

Family and friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Wednesday from 2-4 and 6 -8 PM. and Thursday from 11 AM to 12:30 PM.

Prayers of Transfer will be held Thursday at 12:30PM in the Funeral Home, with his Funeral Mass to follow at 1 PM in the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale, with Rev. Daniel Mahoney, Administrator, as Celebrant.

Committal Services and interment will follow in St. John Parish Cemetery, Scottdale.

The Ministry of Consolation will conduct a service at 7:45 PM Wednesday in the Funeral Home.

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