Daniel M. DiMucci, Jr., age 90 of McKeesport, passed away in his daughters home in Alabama. Born August 17, 1930 in Hostetter, PA, he was a son of the late Donato and Ida (DiSciascio) DiMucci. A 1952 graduate of Clemson University, where he earned All-ACC honors as a guard on the Tigers football team, Daniel retired as a history teacher and football coach for the Plum School District. He was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish (St. Patrick's Church), a lifelong member of the Italian Sons and Daughters, and a founder of the "Duke and Ding" Scholarship Fund at McKeesport High School. He was also active in organizing Christy Park Reunions and caring for the Christy Park Veterans' Memorial. Daniel is survived by his wife of 62 years Virginia (Rohac) DiMucci; his children Nancy (Frank) Roig of Anniston, AL and Daniel (Paula) DiMucci, III of Port Vue; his grandchildren Natalie McKnight, Tori Argus, Bridgette Jepson, and Donato DiMucci; his great-granddaughter Lucy McKnight; his sister Gloria Tackas of Port Vue; and also nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Daniel was preceded in death by his siblings Connie DiBatista, Rose Begandy, and Joe and Dom DiMucci. Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, Versailles, on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 10 AM until a 12 Noon Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick's Church with Fr. John Moineau officiating. Only twenty-five people will be permitted at a time; masks are required; CDC and State guidelines will be observed; and social distancing will be enforced on funeral home property. Procession and burial will follow to Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions in Daniel's name should be made to the Duke and Ding Scholarship Fund, 113 Cascade Dr., McKeesport, PA 15135.
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