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Donald L. Karvan

January 13, 1936 October 31, 2017
Donald L. Karvan
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Obituary for Donald L. Karvan

Donald L. Karvan, age 81, of Graysville, PA, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at The Washington Hospital, Washington, PA.
Born January 13, 1936, in Nineveh, PA, he was the only child of the late Mitchell and Dorothy (Beabout) Karvan.
Mr. Karvan enlisted in the U.S. Navy upon his graduation from Waynesburg High School in 1954. He was discharged in 1962 after serving four years earning the rank of AK3. A former member of the Waynesburg V.F.W. Post # 4793, Mr. Karvan was a sportsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as watching and feeding deer and wild turkeys. He enjoyed golfing and was a member of the United States Navy Baseball Club. In addition, he was a member of the Elks Lodge #776 in Washington, PA and a hobbyist woodworker who could often be seen riding his tractor.
Mr. Karvan retired in 1998 after 21 years of service in Maintenance at Greene County Memorial Hospital. Having lived in Greene County most of his life, he married Patricia (Stasuk) Karvan in 1956. Together they had four children, Elizabeth (Randy) Bristor, of Rutan, PA., Pamala (Joseph) Tuscano of Washington, PA., David and Fiance’ (Kim) Karvan, of St. Clairsville, OH., and Daniel (Renee) Karvan, of Nineveh, PA.; five grandchildren, Lauren Chambers, Meghan Tuscano, Katina Karvan, Jordan Karvan and Taylor Karvan; two great-grandchildren Cassidy and Cooper Chambers.
Friends will be received on Friday, November 3, 2017, from 2 – 7 P.M. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy, Rogersville, PA., 15359 Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Jim Jarvis, officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Prosperity Cemetery, Prosperity, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.
Please view and sign the tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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Visitation

Friday

3

Nov

2:00 PM 11/3/2017 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/3/2017 7:00:00 PM
Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy.
PO Box 434
Rogersville, PA 15359

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.
3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville 15359 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

4

Nov

11:00 AM 11/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy.
PO Box 434
Rogersville, PA 15359

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.
3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville 15359 PA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

4

Nov

12:00 PM 11/4/2017 12:00:00 PM
Prosperity Cemetery

125 Grove Rd.
Prosperity, PA 15329

Prosperity Cemetery
125 Grove Rd. Prosperity 15329 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

320 Bilmar Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
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