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Richard L. Jancart

May 27, 1935 — November 14, 2022

Mt. Union, PA

Richard L Jancart, 87, of Mt Union PA; formerly of Burgettstown, PA; passed away on November 14 at James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona PA.

He was born on May 27, 1935 in Cherry Valley, a son of the late Desire and Laura (Guio) Jancart. He was united in marriage to the former Dorothy Yaksic on Sept. 16, 1961 in Burgettstown, PA.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters: Lori (Todd) Eanes, Greensboro, NC, Jill (Jon) Clark, Mt Union, PA and Susan (Dean) Bottino, Newton MA; six grandchildren, Nick (Kelsey) Prough, Rick Prough, Danielle (Isaac) Spencer, Ryan Eanes, Pearl Bottino and Truman Bottino. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He is also survived by brother, Joseph and two sisters, Laura Konecheck King and Kathy Pierce. He was preceded in death by sisters Dolores DeSantis and Stella Jenkins.

Richard graduated from Union High School, Class of 1953, Burgettstown. He served honorably in the United States Army, 1958-1960 and was stationed in Korea.

He worked for forty years at the former Weirton Steel Company, Weirton, WV as a boiler repairman and union steward in the Steelworks department.

He enjoyed the outdoors and his English setters and was an avid grouse hunter. His other hobbies included gardening, landscaping and refinishing furniture.

 A private service under the direction of Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021 was held on November 19.   Interment with Military Honors followed in Mt Prospect Cemetery, Hickory.

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Mt. Prospect Cemetery

199 Main St, Hickory, PA 15340

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