Thomas Howard Pranskey, 60 of Monaca passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday morning, October 4, 2014 with his wife at his side.Tom was born on August 19, 1954 in Rochester, PA., a son of the late Vincent Sr. and Esther Pranskey.In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by four brothers: Danny, Dorman, Ray and Bill Pranskey. He was also preceded by his in-laws, Joseph and Louise Kaminsky; a brother-in-law, Dennis Hogue; a sister-in-law, Candice Crivelli; brother-in-law, Joseph Catroppa and two nephews: Gary Crivelli and Andy Lancos, Jr.He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He leaves behind his wonderful wife of 38 years, Nancy (Kaminsky) Pranskey; two children, a daughter Estee Cron and her husband, Joshua of Monaca and a son, Tom Pranskey and his wife, Heather of Center Twp. Four grandchildren: Skyler, Preston, Joshua and Kennedy, all of Monaca, whom he deeply loved and couldn’t live without. Tom was also survived by five sisters-in-law, Sandy Pranskey of Monaca, Yvonne Catroppa of Aliquippa, Terri Hogue of Monaca, Carol (Andy) Lancos of Center Twp. and Tammy Tuccinard Kaminsky of Rochester. Two brothers-in-law: Joseph (Charlotte) Kaminsky and Tom Kaminsky, all of Monaca.Tom loved all Pittsburgh sports, especially the Pittsburgh Pirates. He never missed a Pirates game and would always watch the game accompanied by his two ‘shadows’, canine companions, Bo-Bo and Jezebel who will miss him very much.Tom was a former vice president of Monaca Boro council and spearheaded the fund raiser to refurbish the 6th Street Memorial Park. He was retired from Phoenix Glass Co.in Monaca following 34 years of employment as a shop steward and millworker.Friends will be received on Monday, Oct. 6th from 1-3 pm and 5-8 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca where a private family blessing service will be held on Tuesday. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Monaca.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.