He is survived by sister, JoAnn (James) Hoyt of Murrysville, brother, Bob (Anna Marie) of Berea, OH, sister, Theresa (fiancé Chuck) Short of Jeannette, sister, Ginger (David) Jansen of Virginia Beach, Virginia, sister, Marlene (Bruce) Busato of Jeannette, sister, Monica (Steven) Sandidge of Byhalia, MS, sister-in-law, Barbara Blawas of Blairsville, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Ernest "Ernie" and Thomas "Tom" Blawas. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral service with Military Honors will be held Friday, September 13 at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville at 10:30 am (Anyone who is driving in funeral procession, please meet at the funeral home by 9:00 am). Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Originally published September 10, 2019.