John F. Slater Funeral Home
4201 Brownsville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
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Age 82, on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, of Baldwin Boro. Beloved husband of the late Annette M. (Bonaccorsi); loving father of Debbie (Jim) Alberts, Tina (Mark) Bastyr, Christopher J. (Leeann) Cura, and the late Carl A. (JoAnne) Cura; cherished "Pappy" of Kimberly, Matthew (Kelli), and Andrew Alberts, Amanda Bastyr, Garrett, Kyle and Ellie Ann Cura, Rebecca and Vincent Cura; brother of John and William (Janet) Cura, and the late Theresa (Bob)Church; brother-in-law of Al (Antoinette) and Jack (Faye) Bonaccorsi, and the late Emily Mazza; also survived by many nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 30 years. An expert in stone, masonry and construction, his work can be seen all over the United States. He could fix or repair anything. Carl enjoyed bowling, puzzles, traveling, fishing at the lake with his family, and his back porch. Special thanks to Nurse Jackie and all those who helped care for Carl. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412-881 -4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, 15227, on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Prayer on Saturday morning at 10:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Wendelin Church at 11:00 a.m. Please send condolences to:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Apr. 26, 2012
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