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Douglas James Dyky

June 5, 1956 — December 4, 2018

Douglas J. Dyky, age 62 of Monessen, PA died on Tuesday December 4, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Monessen, PA on June 5, 1956 of the late Johan and Ann (Talpas) Dyky. Doug was a member of The Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church in Monessen, PA and the former Most Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church also in Monessen PA (prior to its closing). He was a graduate of Monessen High School class of 1974 and attended California State College. Doug worked locally for Mathies Coal Company & Beth Energy Mines as a shuttle car operator prior to his retirement, as well as Account Executive for The Robb Report in Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA before returning to the Mon Valley. He was an active volunteer for the former and original Monessen Ambulance Service. Douglas was preceded in death by his father John M. Dyky in 1979, brother Dennis J. Dyky in 2009, and his mother Ann (Talpas) Dyky on October 26, 2018. Doug is survived by his two brothers David J. Dyky of Monessen, PA, Donald J. Dyky of Charleroi, PA, and sister & brother-in-law MaryAnn and Michael J. Wood of Raleigh, NC, one nephew and former U.S. Marine Zachariah J. Dyky of Scenery Hill, PA, one aunt Cecilia Kubik of North Versailles, PA, close friend and neighbor Dave Gernot of Monessen, PA, and numerous cousins and close friends. At the request of the family and per Doug’s wishes, there will be no public visitation with services conducted in private. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Doug’s name may do so to the Arthritis Foundation at The Robert A. Billick Funeral Home Inc., 1415 Marion Avenue, Monessen PA 15062 (724-684-3700) is in charge of the arrangements with interment at The Most Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery in Monessen. Online condolences may be sent to

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