Theodore Skowvron

February 12, 1926 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 94)

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Theodore Skowvron, 94, of Strabane passed away unexpectedly on Friday May 22, 2020 in his home.

He was born February 12, 1926 in Strabane, a son of the late John and Mary Zauhu Skowvron.

A veteran of WWII, he served in the United States Army 8th Air Force at Turleigh Field in England.

Mr. Skowvron was a member of the VFW Post #553, the American Legion Post #902 and the Westland Sportsmen’s Club.

He enjoyed fishing, golf, gardening and dancing.

Mr. Skowvron was employed in heavy construction and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 66 in Pittsburgh for forty years.

Surviving are his five children; Donald Skowvron of McMurray, Cindy Howard of Eighty-Four, Nancy (James) Kearse of St. George, UT, Mary Kaye (Alan) Phillips of Fruitland Park, FL and Beth Skowvron of Carnegie; a sister Dorothy Zieba of Houston, and two sisters-in-law, Martha Skowvron of New Castle and Virginia Skowvron of Washington.  Also surviving are two grandchildren, Tim (Amanda) Skowvron of Canonsburg, Amy Skowvron of McMurray and a great-grandchild, Nina.

Deceased are a sister, Mary Chuba, and six brothers, Frank, Pete, Walter, Stanley, John and Bernard Skowvron.

Friends will be received from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday May 28, 2020 in Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 194 East College Street in Canonsburg.  A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. on Friday May 29, 2020.  Interment will be held in private in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the VFW Post 553 in Strabane.

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May 28, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home
194 E College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Funeral Service
May 29, 2020

10:00 AM
Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home
194 E College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

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