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Grant Charles Heasley, 25, of Canonsburg passed away Tuesday June 12, 2018 in his home.
He was born February 14, 1993 in Pittsburgh the son of Calvin Heasley and the late Lori Cianelli.
He was a graduate of Waynesburg Central High School Class of 2011 where he wrestled.
Following high school he enlisted in the United States Army and served as an infantryman for two and a half years.
Following his military service, he attended college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Media.
Mr. Heasley enjoyed playing guitar, telling jokes, reading books, watching movies and hanging out with his friends and cousins.
Always one to brighten the room up, he was very gifted as an entertainer and enjoyed doing stand-up comedy.
Surviving is his father Calvin W. (Beth) Heasley of Canonsburg, a sister Gianna Heasley, a brother Michael Heasley both of Canonsburg, his step-father Jeffrey Buckel of Canonsburg and his girlfriend Hope Andrews. Also surviving is his paternal grandparents Charles and Donna Heasley of Waynesburg, two aunts Mary Ann Cianelli Child of Long Beach, CA, Vicki (Mark) Snyder of Waynesburg, PA, an uncle Don (Elena) Cianelli of New Town Square, PA and cousins Angelo (Liz) Cianalli, Peter (Tatiana) Cianelli, and Anna Cianelli, Sam Cianelli, Cara Snyder, Matthew Snyder, and Russell Clark.
In addition to his mother Lori Cianelli Buckel, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparent Angelo and Eileen Conforti Cianelli.
Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Friday in Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 194 East College Street in Canonsburg. Departing prayers will be held in the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Saturday June 16, 2018 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church at 317 East Pike Street in Canonsburg.
Interment will be held in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Cecil Township at 10:00 a.m. Thursday June 21,2018 with full military honors by the United States Army and the VFW Post 191 Honor Guard of Canonsburg.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Grant’s memory to American Foundation for Suicide Preventions (AFSP) at 120 Wall Street 29th Floor, NY, NY 10005 (888-333-2377), afsp.org.
A guestbook is available online at www.deangelocare.com.
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