Daryl E. Shay

Born: Wed., May 30, 1951
Died: Mon., Sep. 18, 2017


Funeral Service

3:00 PM Thu., Sep. 21, 2017
Location: Welch Funeral Home


Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers


Daryl E. Shay, 66, of Worthington, died Monday, September 18, 2017, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.

Born May 30, 1951, in Kittanning he was a son of the late William and Helen (Bond) Shay.

Daryl worked as a coal miner for 40 years for several coal mines, retiring from Consol. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, target shooting, and playing with his dogs. He was a little league coach for 14 years, having coached North Buffalo, South Buffalo, and Freeport leagues. One year, his team won the PA Highfield Tournament.

He is survived by his wife, Roxanne (Swartz) Shay; two sons, Cody Shay of Midland, and Dr. Cory Shay of Homer City; his grandchildren, Robyn Green, Kurtis Shay, Donald Shay Jr., and Sam and Steven Repak; his great-grandchildren, Logan, Wyatt, and Olivia Green; his mother-in-law, Christine Swartz; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Shay; and two brothers, Paul and Harold Shay.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donald L. Shay; a granddaughter, Karissa Thompson; and two brothers, Clair and William Shay.

Viewing will be held privately. Family and friends are welcome to attend his funeral service at 3 p.m., Thursday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City. Interment will follow in Slate Lick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Orphans of the Storm, 11878 State Route 85, Kittanning, PA 16201.

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Dan Terlizzi
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
Corey;
You and your family have my deepest sympathy and continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dan Terlizzi

Sandy Harnish Garris
   Posted Wed October 04, 2017
ROXANNE, I SEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. I LOSS TOM ON 8/25/17 SUDDENLY WHEN HE WENT TO GET UP IN THE MORNING. GOD WILL GIVE US BOTH STRENGTH AND CARE TO CONTINUE. LIFE IS DIFFICULT BUT WE WILL MAKE IT.

Image: Julie A. Wenskoski / FreeDigitalPhotos.net


Copyright © 2017 Welch Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |