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1930 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Age 84, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Carl M. and Louise K. (Snyder) Skooglund. John was a retired executive from Westinghouse Co. with 37 years of service. He was a graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, and also a graduate of Pitt University with a master's degree in electrical engineering. He was a veteran of the Army. John was an active member of SURE Westinghouse Retiree's Volunteer Group, and also a member of the North Huntingdon Township Zoning and Hearing Board, and the AARP #3221 and was director of Membership. Surviving are children, Richard (Vickie) Skooglund of Belle Vernon, Nancy Skooglund of Pittsburgh, and Daniel (Kathy Hogan) Skooglund of Fishkill, NY; grandchildren, Brandon (Laura) Skooglund and Sara (Chad) Riley; great-grandchildren, Colton Riley and Wesley Skooglund; a brother, Carl (Anne Calvert) Skooglund of Dallas, TX. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the JOSEPH F. OTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 504 Oak Street, Irwin. A Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David S. Lake, of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, One Wild Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 or the Carnegie Museum, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. To send online condolences, please visit:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Aug. 19, 2014
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