HARRY A. PELCO(1926 - 2013)

87, of West Mifflin, died Sunday, September 22, 2013, at Paramount Senior Living. He was born on June 27, 1926, in Wilmerding. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Air Force and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University School of Engineering. He spent his career as a professional civil engineer and retired from Dravo Corporation in 1991. Son of the late Anthony and Mary (Duffalo) Pelecovich; beloved husband of 59 years to Adelaide (Kiester); proud father of Lee (Susan) Pelco, of Elizabeth, PA, Laura Pelco, of Weston, CT, and Lynn (Christopher Ball) of Williamsburg, VA; loving grandfather of Amanda, Sarah, and Nate Pelco, Macon, and Casey Heikes, and Julia Ball. He is survived by his brother, Daniel (Swanhild) Pelecovich; and sisters, Martha (late Edmond) Polyfka and Janet (Melvin) Crotzer; along with various nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Havrilla. Family and friends will be received on Friday from 11-12 p.m. with a service at 12 noon at JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either St. Jude's Children's Hospital (www.stjude.org) or the Hospice Services of Paramount Senior Living, 3025 Washington Road, Suite 301, McMurray, PA 15317. Online condolences at:
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Funeral Home

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
301 Curry Hollow Road Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(412) 655-4501

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sept. 25, 2013