Nicholas Kolesar

November 25, 1930 ~ June 18, 2021 (age 90)


Kolesar, Nicholas “Chirpy”, 90, of Greenfield passed peacefully on Friday, June 18, 2021. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Gail Brandtner Kolesar; siblings Mary Vatral, Anna Szybowicz, Helen Menin, Margaret Ciganek, John and Andrew Kolesar, George Jopinko, and Stephen Kolesar. Survived by his loving children Larisa (Tom) Thomas, and John (Kim) Kolesar; beloved grandpa to Rebecca and Christopher Thomas and Brent Kolesar; loving companion to Jean Smith and her daughter Sharon Smith. Chirpy is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many friends at the Greenfield Senior Center. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. in the Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home, 500 Greenfield Ave. 15207. Funeral Thursday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in the St. Paul Cathedral- St. Rosalia worship site.

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

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Nicholas

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


June 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home
500 Greenfield Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15207

Funeral Mass
June 24, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Rosalia Church (Greenfield Ave, Pittsburgh, Hazelwood Ave)

© 2022 Edward P. Kanai Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility