The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 26, 2013

Richard ‘Dick’ W. Kay

Farrell man, mill worker enjoyed outdoor activities


---- — Richard “Dick” W. Kay of Farrell passed away at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after an extended illness. He was 72.

Mr. Kay was born Nov. 28, 1940, in Liberty Township, Trumbull County, to Herbert Kay Sr. and Martha McConnell Kay.

He graduated in 1958 from Hubbard High School.

Dick worked for numerous mills including General American Transportation Corp.’s former Masury plant, the former Sharon Steel Corp.’s Farrell plant and the former Sawhill in Wheatland, as an electrical supervisor. He retired in 2000.

Dick was of the Presbyterian faith and belonged to various local clubs as a social member. He was part-owner of the Clark House in the late 1960s.

He enjoyed coaching his son’s Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) baseball team, as well as bowling, golfing, boating, hunting, fishing and spending time at his cottage in Jamestown.

His wife, the former Charlene Mikulin, whom he married Oct. 28, 1966, survives at home.

Also surviving are a son, Dr. Rick Kay, Pittsburgh; a niece, Cindy Carney, Perkissie, Pa.; and nephews, Gary, Jeffery and Ronnie Kay, all Liberty Township.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Chuck Kay and Herbert Kay Jr.; and a nephew, Herbert Kay III.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Appeal, Box 197, Sharpsville, PA 16150; or Stey-Nevant Public Library, 1000 Roemer Blvd., Farrell, PA 16121.


Richard “Dick” W., 72, Farrell.

Calling hours and service: To honor Dick’s wishes, there will be no service. Friends may sign a guestbook at

Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.

Arrangements by JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY Inc., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage.