Edward M. Kastriba
1985 - 2020-09-21
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Edward Michael Kastriba, 35, of North Huntingdon, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. He was born Feb. 5, 1985, in McKeesport and was the son of late Albert Joseph Kastriba and Donna Marie (David) Karsnak Pandullo, of North Huntingdon. Edward was a proud graduate of Norwin High School, Westmoreland Community College and the University of Pittsburgh. He worked as a financial analyst for the University of Pittsburgh and also was owner of Heavy Weight Baits LLC. Edward was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most importantly, he loved being a dad and spending time with and coaching his son, Aiden, in various sporting teams, as well as playing fantasy football and video games together. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Aiden George Kastriba, and Aiden's mother, Tina Bassell of North Huntingdon; brothers, Albert J. (Rose), of Ambridge, and Benjamin (Samantha) Kastriba, of North Huntingdon; sister, Carley Shearer, of North Huntingdon; niece, Emma; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Joan Karsnak, and grandmother, Amy Lysle. Friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, 412-672-6322, Troy J. Gilbert, director. A Mass of divine liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Mary's Romanian Church, 318 26th St., McKeesport, PA 15132, with Father Alex Wroblicky officiating. Inurnment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Aiden's name to the family. Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.

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Published in Tribune Review on Sep. 23, 2020.
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September 26, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time
Jennifer Ervin
September 25, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering Ed today and always.

Ed, you were so successful in your career, business, but mostly a wonderful and loving father. You brought so much joy to my mom when you were born at a time when she had no grandchildren of her own. I know she is with you now once again. We love and will miss you......Aunt Beth
Beth Slavick
September 23, 2020
My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Edward Kastriba. Sending prayers at this difficult time.
Nancy Shepler
September 22, 2020
So sad to here of Ed's passing always enjoyed talking with him and while we only met a few times during his adult years I was always pleased that he called me Uncle Larry when we did.
Larry and Maryanne Kastriba
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