Age 58, of Avalon, on September 6, 2013. Gerald F. Banyas, beloved husband of Annette Banyas; loving father of Valerie Grady (Steve), Rachael and the late Matthew Banyas; brother of James (Marlene), Raymond (Gerri), David Banyas (Marcia), Marilyn Cherak, Darlene Troy (David) and the late Robert Banyas and Carol Tumpa; loving grandfather of Kiley; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Banyas served in the U.S. Navy stationed aboard the U.S.S. Constellation. Friends received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 529 California Ave., Avalon. Blessing Services will follow in Christ our Redeemer Cemetery Chapel at 11 a.m.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Sept. 8 to Sept. 9, 2013