Our Licensed Directors

Paul E. Bekavac, Sr.

Licensed Funeral Director

Being a licensed funeral director for over 44 years, Paul has seen a number of changes within the funeral industry. After completing his education at Duquesne University, Paul attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and graduated in 1966. After his father's death in 1965, Paul was instrumental in helping his mother continue to run the family business. In January of 2004, Paul decided to retire and consequently sold the Elizabeth funeral home to his son Tony. He will spend a majority of his retirement in the state of Florida. 


Daniel F. Bekavac, Sr.

Licensed Funeral Director

Following in his father and brother's footsteps, Dan became a licensed funeral director in 1976. A 1974 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a 1975 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, and a 1980 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, Dan handles day to day operations in the Versailles location. Dan, who is also an attorney, lives in Elizabeth Township with his wife Patti. 


Anthony J. Bekavac

Licensed Funeral Director

Continuing in his father's and grandfather's footsteps, Tony is a 1996 graduate of the College of Wooster and a 1997 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. A third generation funeral director, Tony is the sole proprietor of the Elizabeth location where he is responsible for day to day operations. Tony and his wife Rachel reside in Pleasant Hills with their two sons.


Daniel F. Bekavac, Jr.

Licensed Funeral Director

Following in the family tradition, Daniel, after completing his internship, is now a licensed funeral director here at Bekavac Funeral Homes. A 2004 graduate of Princeton University, a 2005 graduate of The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, and a 2008 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Dan, who is also an attorney like his father, assists in the operations of all three locations. He currently resides above the funeral home in Clairton.


Thomas J. Connelly

Licensed Funeral Director

A second generation funeral director himself, Tom decided to follow in his father's footsteps and graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1987. For the past 23 years, Tom has helped to serve our families as a licensed funeral director and pre-need insurance agent. Tom resides in Elizabeth Township with his wife Tina, and three children.


Joseph S. Kuzman

Licensed Funeral Director

After his grandfather's death in 1976, Joe decided to pursue a career as a licensed funeral director. A 1983 graduate of Slippery Rock University, Joe went on to graduate from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1984. Joe has worked at the funeral home for the past 26 years and is the licensed supervisor in the Clairton location. Joe and his wife Shannon reside in Whitehall with their two children.


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