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KRISTON
RICHARD
Age 58, of O'Hara Township, on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Beloved husband of Natalie; loving father of Dana Rose Kriston; brother of Douglas (Cindi) and the late Louis H. Kriston, Jr.; uncle of Catlyn Kriston; son of the late Louis H. and Rosemarie Kriston, Sr. Rich lettered in football, wrestling and baseball each year in high school, and holds all of the Fox Chapel Area rushing and touchdown records, was a three time Section Champion in Wrestling, and led the baseball team to the Section Championship in 1972. As a starting linebacker for Joe Paterno's Penn State, Rich played in the 1973 Orange Bowl, the 1974 Cotton Bowl, and the 1975 Sugar Bowl. Visitation at the THOMAS M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, LTD., 930 Center Ave., Blawnox SATURDAY 2-9 p.m. (no visitation Easter Sunday), where family and friends will gather Monday at 9 a.m., followed by Funeral Mass St. Mary Assumption Church at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be sent to www.hdsa.org/wpach/wpadon. html
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 29 to Mar. 31, 2013
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