BÈla SzÈkely, Sr., 57, of Williamsburg, VA, passed away on October 22, 2012. He was a Hungarian native of SzÈkelyudvarhely (Odorheiu-Secuiesc), Romania.
BÈla immigrated to the United States with his family from the communist Romania in 1982.
He was an artist, a talented woodcarver and worked on historical icons such as Saint Patrickís Cathedral in NYC and on the restoration of the Mona Lisa in the Líouvre.
He is survived by two sons, BÈla Jr. and Szabolcs; ex-wife, ErzsÈbet of Virginia Beach; daughter-in-law, Charlene Hodge of Virginia Beach. Services are private .