Francis J. Szypulski Sr.
1927 - 2020
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Francis J. "Whitey" Szypulski Sr., 93, of Lower Burrell, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Logan Place, Lower Burrell. He was born March 11, 1927, in New Kensington, to the late Steven and Mildred Wroblewski Szypulski, and was a lifelong resident of the local area. Mr. Szypulski was a Navy veteran of World War II, stationed in the Philippines when the war ended. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Roman Catholic Church, Lower Burrell, and graduated Franciscan University, in Steubenville, Ohio, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. He worked as a quality control engineer for PPG in Creighton for 38 years and enjoyed traveling, collecting coins and working around the house. He is survived by his children, Barbara (Fred) Eames, of Albany, N.Y., Kathleen (David) Galloway, of Allegheny Township, David (Ann) Szypulski, of Lower Burrell, Gregory Szypulski, of Pine Township, Sharon McConnell, of Lower Burrell, and Francis (Cheryl) Szypulski Jr., of Lower Burrell; 16 grandchildren, Jennifer (Alex) Lees, Debbie (Jeremy Manaus) Eames, Patty (Chris Abbott) Eames, Kevin (Stephanie) Eames, Amy (Mike) Barr, Colleen (John) Smith, David Szypulski, Jessie (Robbie) Brewer, Michael Szypulski, Kristen Szypulski, Jamie, (Kris) Scheetz, Ryan (Vanessa) McConnell, Richelle Szypulski, Valerie Szypulski, Mark Lanzino and Gino (Lauren) Lanzino; 25 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Malinski Szypulski, July 9, 2019; and two brothers, Edmund and Raymond Szypulski. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at THE RUSIEWICZ OF LOWER BURRELL FUNERAL HOME, 3124 Leechburg Road at Alder Street, where prayers of transfer will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, followed by Christian funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Margaret Mary Church. Masks and covid-19 guidelines are required. Burial with military honors by the Navy will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Lower Burrell. www.RusiewiczFH.com.

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Published in The Valley News Dispatch from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Visitation
02:00 - 04:00 PM
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Visitation
06:00 - 08:00 PM
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Prayer Service
09:30 AM
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Funeral Mass
10:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Church
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November 23, 2020
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Laura Myers
November 22, 2020
Dear Uncle Fran and my Sweet Aunt Harriet are together once again. I will forever love and miss you both.
Sandy McFaul
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November 22, 2020
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November 22, 2020
My deepest sympathies to the Szypulski Family. As much time as I spent at their home growing up Mr. and Mrs. Ski were like my second set of parents. Love to the whole family! God Bless him and all of you.
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November 22, 2020
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November 21, 2020
So many incredible memories of Francis from my childhood and beyond... May he Rest In Peace! How wonderful for him to be United with so many loved ones!!
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