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Edgar Lavelle


1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Edgar Lavelle Obituary
Edgar "Eggs" Lavelle, 94, of Irwin, formerly of Jeannette, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in RNC of Greater Pittsburgh. He was born March 31, 1924, in Jeannette, a son of the late Charles and Catherine Evans Lavelle. He was a veteran of the Army, having served during World War II. Prior to retirement, he was a dockworker at Helms Express. He was a member of Paintertown Volunteer Fire Department, a life member of Claridge American Legion Post No. 260, Penn Rod and Gun Club, VFW Post No. 8240 of Jeannette, Polish Brotherhood of White Eagle, Jeannette, Teamsters Local No. 30, Shafton Fire Department and Jeannette American Legion Post No. 344. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Bernice Tray Lavelle; a daughter, Janice Lavelle; siblings Charles, William, Earl and Edmund Lavelle and Ruth Pietropaoli; and his friend and companion, Mary Lou Throm. He is survived by four children, Edgar Lavelle and his wife Donna, of Florida, Denny Lavelle and his wife Karen, of Irwin, Diana Wherry and her husband Tom, of Irwin, and Nancy Marco and her husband Bobby, of Irwin; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette. A blessing service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Father Chad Ficorilli officiating. Interment with military rites will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Irwin.
To send online condolences, visit www.mason-gelder.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2018
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