Gerard “T.C.” Szeszak

1952 - 2021




Gerard “T.C.” Szeszak, 68, from Greenfield, died suddenly on April 15, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He is proceeded in death by his parents, Stephen Szeszak and Margaret Scarpino. Loving father of son, Jason Szeszak and daughter, Brianne Ferreiro (Tony), and doting grandfather of grandsons, Dylan, Chase and Logan Ferreiro who lovingly referred to him as "Pata".  Also survived by his former wife, Kat Szeszak, his sister, Irene Shoberg (Bob) and nieces, Lisa Kennedy (Todd) and Cristina Sagray (Aaron), as well as extended family. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Gerard was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1972. In 2004, he made the difficult decision to leave his family in Chicago and return to Pittsburgh to care for his father.  Gerard devoted many years at Children’s Hospital as a healthcare worker where he took pride in his job and loved being a part of an organization that helped so many people.   A generous man, “T.C.” is remembered as having a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh. When you remember him, remember his spirit, his friendship, his kindness and unconditional love. 
Donations can be made in memory of T.C Szeszak to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. 

Friends will be received on Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 4-7pm for viewing in the Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, 500 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207. There will be a short memorial on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:00am followed by a burial at Calvary Cemetery. 

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Greenfield Convenience Store

April 22, 2021 7:00 PM

We here at the Greenfield Convenience Store will miss having T. C. stopping in every day to play his lottery numbers and tell us jokes and give us his opinion on the news and celebrity gossip of the day.  We are sorry that we were unable to stop by during his viewing and service, but we are severely understaffed right now and the hours are our busiest time.  We've told many, many regular customers of his passing and they all, like us, send along sincere condolences.

Vicki Labishak Matlack

April 22, 2021 1:07 PM

My deepest sympathy for your loss...I have known T.C. for over 50 years and he was one of my brother , Micky"s (Labishak) closest and dearest friends. Always a smile on his face and a joke to tell he will be forever missed. When you see Micky  T.C. tell him his family and friends miss him and that we love you both dearly. RIP my friend.

The Carrillo Family

April 22, 2021 8:37 AM

With love, laughter, prayers and hugs, God’s Blessing in honor of TC.
Art, Cynthia, Olivia & Bella Carrillo
The Carrillo Family

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Chris Connelly, Patrick Parento, Larry Stebeslky, Charlene Humbert El-Amin, and the Crothall Family

April 21, 2021 1:45 PM

Szeszak Family,
Our deepest condolences for the loss your beloved Father and grandfather, T.C.. He made Children's Hospital very special to all. Our prayers and support are with you all.
Chris Connelly, Patrick Parento, Larry Stebeslky, Charlene Humbert El-Amin, and the Crothall Family


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April 21, 2021 9:21 AM

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