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Ernest Lovelace

June 26, 1922 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 95)

Ernest Lovelace, 95, of Leechburg, PA, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 in his residence.

A son of the late Samuel H. Lovelace Sr. and Mary (Cooley) Lovelace, he was born June 26, 1922, in West Point, Georgia.

Ernest had been employed as a slitter operator with Allegheny Ludlum West Leechburg Works for 42 years before retiring in 1984.  He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Ernest was a member of the Second Baptist Church, Leechburg, the American Legion and the Elks Lodge #294, New Kensington.  He enjoyed doing yard work, being active in his church and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Edyth L. (Waugh) Lovelace of Leechburg, PA; three sons, Glenn M. Lovelace (Danielle) of New Kensington, PA, Ernest Gregg Lovelace (Altesia) of Monroeville, PA, Christopher Lovelace of Leechburg, PA; a daughter, Beth Lovelace McDonald of Plum, PA; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Commodore (James) of Ford City, PA, and Patricia Ann Lovelace of Gilpin Twp., PA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death his stepmother, Viola E. (Nelson) Lovelace; five brothers, Jesse, John, Robert, Samuel H. Jr. and Paul Lovelace; and a sister, Dorothy Guy.

Friends welcomed by his family on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 2-8 PM at the Second Baptist Church, 272 Rt. 66, Leechburg, where funeral ceremonies will be held at 11 AM on Friday, Jan. 19, with the Rev. Louis D. Harris officiating.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051).  Interment following at Greenwood Memorial Park, 104 Melwood Rd., Lower Burrell. Condolences to the Lovelace family may be offered at

 Service Information

January 18, 2018

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Second Baptist Church
272 Route 66
Leechburg, PA 15656

Funeral ceremonies
January 19, 2018

11:00 AM
Second Baptist Church
272 Route 66
Leechburg, PA 15656

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