Age 88, of Longwood, FL (formerly of Pittsburgh), passed away on January 11, 2014. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and earned a Purple Heart for his service on the USS Samuel B. Roberts. He is survived by his four children, William (Bernie) Katsur, James (DJ) Katsur, Debra (Eli) Vracar, who lovingly cared for him during his last year of life, and Donna Katsur. He was preceded in death by his son, Jeff. He also is survived by his wife, Dorothy. He was proud of his eight grandchildren, Stephany, Melanie, Courtney, Justin (Angela), and Josh (Nicole) Katsur, and Christina, Michael, and Nicole Vracar. He also had four great-grandchildren. His remains will be interred in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Mar. 5, 2014