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David W. DeCroo

September 28, 1942 ~ December 4, 2019 (age 77)


David W. DeCroo, 77, of Leechburg, passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Platinum Ridge in Brackenridge.

A son of the late Frank DeCroo and Violet (Engels) DeCroo, he was born on September 28, 1942 in Natrona Heights, PA.

David graduated from Tarentum High School in 1960 and then the New Kensington School of Business in 1962.  He was employed by Breman’s Trucking of Leechburg and the former Cline Funeral Home in Leechburg, followed by 25 years working as a salesman at Pitt Ohio Express retiring in 2009.  David was a very active volunteer and member of the Leechburg Pool Board.  He was also a member of Christ the King Parish in Gilpin Township.

David enjoyed going to dinner and movies with his wife of 54 years, Angela T. (Zanotti) DeCroo, who preceded him in death just two months ago.  He took pleasure in attending sporting events of his children and grandchildren.  Keeping his automobiles clean was a daily pastime.

Survivors include his two sons, Jason A. DeCroo (Amy) of Warrenton, VA, Justin L. DeCroo (Michelle) of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Nicole L. Fello (Robert) of West Leechburg; five grandchildren: Makenzie Fello, Caden DeCroo, Jacob Fello, Isabella DeCroo and Ryan DeCroo.

Friends will be welcomed by his family on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 from 3-7:30 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051).  Parting Prayers of Transfer will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Parish, 125 Park Road, Gilpin Twp., with Rev. James H. Loew, O.S.B. as celebrant.  Interment following at St. Catherine Cemetery, 614 Evergreen Rd., Gilpin Twp.

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December 6, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Parting Prayers of Transfer
December 7, 2019

10:15 AM
Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

Mass of Christian Burial
December 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Christ The King Parish
125 Park Road
Gilpin Township, PA 15656

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