Genevieve “Jenny” Cekovich Takas

Genevieve “Jenny” Cekovich Takas

March 23, 1930 - April 05, 2024

Genevieve “Jenny” Cekovich Takas

March 23, 1930 - April 05, 2024


Genevieve “Jenny” Cekovich Takas, 94, of South Beaver Twp., passed away peacefully on Friday, April 5, 2024, in Providence Care Center.

Born March 23, 1930, in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Nellie (Polnar) Stepek.  She was a member of the former St. Rose Parish, which is now St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church.  Genevieve exemplified the virtues of love, compassion, and humility in all of her endeavors. While at St. Rose, she was a member of the Resurrection Choir, St. Vincent DePaul, and the Ladies Guild.  While at St. Monica’s she was an active member of the Prayer Shawl Ministry. She also was a member of the Granada Line Dancers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Cekovich; her second husband, Theodore Takas; 2 brothers, Joseph and Charles Stepek; and a sister, Mary Glover.

She is survived by her son, Thomas (Luann) Cekovich and her daughter, Beverly (Clair) Young, both of Darlington; 4 grandchildren, Ronald (Bethann) Young, Loren (Tracie) Young, Tanya (Richard) Bartholomew and Sean (Natalie) Cekovich; 10 great-grandchildren, Jacob (Taylor) Young, Luke Young, Cheyenne Young, Zoey Young, Taylor Young, Felicia Young, Jackson Cekovich, Maria Cekovich, Anthony Cekovich, and Liam Bartholomew; a great-great-grandson, Leo Young; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, April 10th from 4pm-8pm in the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SVC, INC- 117 Blackhawk Rd., Chippewa Twp-, where prayers will be held on Thursday, April 11th at 9:30am followed by a mass of Christian burial at St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church of St. Augustine Parish.  Fr. Kim Schreck will officiate.

Private interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Genevieve’s name to the St. Augustine Prayer Shawl and mail to St. Monica’s at 116 Thorndale, Dr. Beaver Falls PA 15010.

The family would like to thank everyone who took the time to send cards, flowers, and get well wishes to Genevieve


  • Date & Time: April 10, 2024 (4:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
  • Location: 117 Blackhawk Rd Beaver Falls, PA 15010 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (724) 846-4500

Mass of Christian Burial

  • Date & Time: April 11, 2024 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: St. Monica's Roman Catholic Church- St. Augustine Parish
  • Location: 116 Thorndale Drive Beaver Falls, PA 15010 - (Get Directions)

St. Augustine Prayer Shawl

  • Address: St. Monica's- 116 Thorndale Drive, Beaver Falls PA 15010

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1 responses to Genevieve “Jenny” Cekovich Takas

  1. Bev and family , Diana and I send you our thoughts and prayers on the passing of your mom . A life long lived but it still hurts. Your mom was a great lady Bev .

    Love Dave and Diana Holoweiko

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