Andrew Michael Pastva, 84, of Leechburg, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.
A son of the late Andrew Pastva and Mary Ann (Shimaskie) Pastva, he was born on December 19, 1935 in Hyde Park, PA.
Andrew was a 1953 graduate of Leechburg High School and a veteran having served in the U.S. Army. For over 30 years, he was a self-employed building contractor retiring in 1998. Andrew was a member of Christ the King Parish in Gilpin Township and a volunteer at the Leechburg Recycling Center. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Catherine E. (Vincenti) Pastva of Leechburg; a daughter, Andrea Lynn Nemit (Donald) of Texas; two grandsons, Ryan and Brandon Nemit; a sister, Julia Pecus (Frank) of Hyde Park; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Joseph J., Michael A., Frank P. and Louis J. Pastva; and a sister, Anna L. Waros.
Friends will be welcomed by his family on Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 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 in Gilpin Township.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Leechburg Recycling Center, 104 Lovelace Road, Leechburg, PA 15656; or to the Lower Kiski Ambulance, 80 Kiski Avenue, Leechburg, PA 15656.
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