Andy Junior "Jiggs" Stevenski, 84, of Monongah, passed into the loving arms of his Jesus on Monday morning (April 10, 2017) at his home.
His family had brought him home to care for him in the last few months of his life on God's great earth.
Andy was born Oct. 21, 1932, in Shinnston, son of the late Andy Paul and Leona Helen (Vasicek) Stevenski. He grew up in the Grafton area.
It is with deepest love and the fondest of memories he is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Linda Lou Tomlinson (Hammond) Stevenski; two daughters, Andrea Stevenski residing at home, and Linda Moore and husband Tom of Little Mill Fall; four sons, Tim Stevenski and wife Cindy of Grant Town, Andy C. Stevenski and wife Sharletta of Grafton, Thomas Stevenski and fiancée Kim of Booths Creek and Daniel Stevenski residing at home; his only sister, Mary Nucilli of Elkins; a dear aunt, Anna Lough, who was like a sister to him; 12 grandchildren, Chris Stevenski and wife Holly, Amy Toothman and husband Brad, Melanie Gooch and husband Brandon, Chase Stevenski, Tiffany Stevenski, Andy Stevenski and wife Mindy, Adam Stevenski, Brittany McCullough, Jonathan McCullough, Michael Nicholson and wife Clarissa, and Destiny Nicholson and Danny (Stevenski); nine great-grandchildren, Gage Stevenski, Roman Stevenski, Weston Toothman, Avery Toothman, Tristan Stevenski, Austin Stevenski, Aubrey Stevenski, Bryant Nicholson and Aubree Nicholson; four nephews, Mike Nucilli and wife Marge, Carl Nucilli and wife Cindy, Jimmy Nucilli and wife Becky, and Rob Nucilli and wife Terri; and a niece, Libby Nucilli. Andy is also survived by seven great-nephews and two great-nieces.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Andy and Leona Stevenski; father and mother-in-law, Tommy and Clarinda Tomlinson; brother, Carl Stevenski; brother-in-law, Mike Nucilli; and a great nephew.
Jiggs was a graduate of Grafton High School Class of 1950. He worked at Zimmerman Esso in Fairmont from 1951-56, and Westinghouse in Fairmont 1956-83 which became North American Philips where he retired in July 1997.
Andy was very active in his church and community during his life. He served with the Monongah Volunteer Fire Department from 1957-85, where he served as fire chief for a time. He also served as Scout master for the Webelos and Boy Scouts 1967-75 in Monongah. Jiggs assisted and volunteered for the Monongah Boy's Club Fringe Baseball and Pop Warner Football leagues. He also coached a young men's basketball league and helped with the Monongah Swimming Pool Association. Jiggs also served as a councilman for a time early on in Monongah.
Andy loved his church in Monongah where he attended Trinity United Methodist Church that became Trinity Independent Church of Monongah in 2009. He served as a trustee and board member for a number of years with a joyful and loving heart. He continued on as a member when the church became the Cross of Christ Community Church in 2016.
His hobbies always include helping family and friends, and his second job was always gardening.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10-11 a.m.Thursday at Domico Funeral Home 414 Gaston Ave. Fairmont. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Bill Preston and Pastor Karl Streyle officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on April 11, 2017