Edward "Butch" aka "Grave Digger" Senay


Edward “Butch” aka “Grave Digger” Senay, 72 of Washington passed away peacefully at UPMC Shadyside Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday-May 27, 2017.  Mr. Senay was born in Canonsburg one of ten children born to the late George & Helen Chludzinski Senay.

He had served on the police force in Alexandria, Virginia, Hanover Twp & Houston Pa, also served as a Washington County Constable, maintenance & caretaker at the surrounding Catholic Church cemeteries, I.C. Church & I.C. grade & high school.  Mr. Senay served on the USS Lexington in the United States Navy from 1963 until 1966 receiving the National Defense Service Medal.  He was a member of the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post #175 & the Royal Order of the Moose Lodge # 22.   

Mr. Senay loved riding his motorcycle, being with his family, having fun with friends and had an ability to light up a room. He was a “Jack of All Trades” and could do anything.  He touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity, and maintained his trademark sense of humor all the way to the end.

He was the beloved partner of Nancy Robertson for over 30 years who survives.  He will forever be remembered by his devoted brothers; Bob, Ted, Joe & Tom, loving sisters; Joanne, Mary, Annie & Betty, mother; Sally, of their beloved children; Joel (Gerri), Shawn (Lori) and J.C. (Stephanie), treasured grandchildren; Olivia, McKenna & Cheyenne, caring step-children; Greg & Kim, step- grandchildren; Jesse, Sara, Adam, Anna, Connor, Hunter & Dax along with nieces & nephews & countless other friends and family whom were blessed to know him.

Mr. Senay was predeceased by his brother; George Senay Jr. 

Interment will be held in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville on Friday-June 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. and will be open to the public. Those wishing to drive in procession to the cemetery should meet in the parking lot of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home at 10:15 a.m. on Friday.  Full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post # 175 and the United States Navy. Arrangements are under the direction of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director.      

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org  Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com