Daniel W. Higgins

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Daniel W. "Itch" Higgins, 64, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 9:10 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Washington Hospital, with his loving family by his side.
He was born November 28, 1949, in Canonsburg, a son of the late Samuel and Olive V. Armani Higgins.
Mr. Higgins lived most of his life in the Arden area and was Catholic.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a sheet metal worker at C&J Metals in Hickory and was also employed at Lutz Auto Body.
Mr. Higgins was a true character and jack-of-all trades who enjoyed life, while helping anyone at anytime. He was proud of his sons and beloved grandchildren. An avid Pirates fan and golfer, he enjoyed good times with his many friends. He liked to collect railroad lanterns and pocket knives.
He was a life member of the Palanka Club and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 of Canonsburg.
On August 27, 1971, he married Jean M. Matko, who survives.
Also surviving are his two sons, Daniel (Karen) Higgins of Bethel Park and Ryan "Chach" Higgins of Houston; two grandchildren, Ethan and Emily Higgins; two sisters, Barbara Ann Kessler and Debra (Joe) Obosky, both of Richeyville; his twin brother, Samuel Higgins of Canonsburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to his parents, is a brother, James Higgins.
Friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Salandra Funeral Service Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where a Catholic blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 24, with Father George Chortos of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Meadow Lands officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.

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Canonsburg, PA 15317
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Published in Observer-Reporter on July 22, 2014
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