Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
Austin D. "Bud" Large, age 79, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Jefferson Hospital. An Army veteran, he was a retired coal miner for Consolidated Coal in Pittsburgh. He loved his children and grandchildren. Born January 30, 1942 in Large, he was a son of the late Austin L. and Grace (Hallas) Large. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kathleen A. (Milano) Large; daughter, Valerie (Jim) Piontek of Baldwin; sons, Steve (Sue) Large of Elizabeth Twp. and Michael Large; grandchildren, John McDonough, Megan McDonough, Shannon Troesch, and Carly and Samantha Large; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Large of Florida and James Large of Jefferson Hills; also, nieces and nephews. A memorial gathering will take place in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth, on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 3-7 PM. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published January 25, 2022.