OBITUARY

Charles "Jack" DeWitt

December 9, 1942December 6, 2018

Charles "Jack" Jackson DeWitt, age 75 of Etna, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 6, 2018. He was the loving husband of 30 years to Marcia L. (Back) DeWitt; proud father of Ken (Diana) of Freedom, Michael (Renee) of Cranberry Township, Andrew and Steven DeWitt, both of Etna; pappy of Dawna Raye, Elaina RoseMarie, Jackson Paul, Shannon Marie and William Michael; great-pappy of Harlow Raye; son of the late Hilda and Joseph DeWitt; brother of John DeWitt of Myrtle Beach, SC, Nyla Carver of Marietta, Ohio and the late Bill, Vivian, Wayne, Nola, Gene, Sam and Joe. Family and friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Saturday at the Healy-Hahn Funeral Home, Inc., 512 Grant Avenue, Millvale, (412-821-2940), where a Celebration of Jack's life will be held on Sunday morning at 10 AM in the funeral home with Military Honors. Burial will take place at a later date at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, given his history of Honorable service with the United States Army. Jack was an avid softball player. A music lover, who learned to play the steel guitar at the age of twelve. Those who know him also recall his many awards as a Meat Manager. His meat cases won awards at numerous grocery stores throughout the years...including at the former Amarraca in Ross Township. A true man of spirit and courage, he managed to beat cancer 9 times over the past 10 years. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Family suggests memorial donations to the American Cancer Society in remembrance of Jack. Condolences may be offered at www.healyhahnfuneralhomes.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Sunday, December 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

Charles "Jack" DeWitt

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HANK CERNANSKY

December 12, 2018

I REMEMBER JACK VERY WELL. HE AND I "GREW UP" IN GLENFIELD. HE LIVE ON DAWSON AVENUE AND I ON EAST BEAVER STREET. WE PLAYED MANY BASEBALL GAMES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. THOSE WERE THE DAYS OF "SORTA" FORGOTTEN MEMORIES UNTIL EVENTS SUCH AS THIS!

MICHAEL ZAHORCHAK

December 12, 2018

PLEASE ACCEPT MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY !
MIKE ZAHORCHAK QV CLASS OF 1960.

Cheryl Hovatter

December 8, 2018

RIP Uncle Jack. Say hi to DAD and MOM for me. And all family members we have in heaven. You will be missed!!

Shelly Crosby

December 7, 2018

All of us in the BB ward send love and are here for you anytime...to laugh, to cry, to yell. God gave Jack to you and He has called him home. Rest assured that when you least suspect it you will find yourself smiling and laughing about a memory of the time you 2 spent together. Be a peace

Love always,
Shellbell

Lucinda Bucklad

December 7, 2018

Marcia,
So sorry to hear about Jack. I knew Jack when I worked for laidlaw. He was a funny guy.

Joan Keber

December 7, 2018

Uncle Jack was a wonderful man. I loved him so much. I will miss him terribly. Prayers for him in the arms of the lord, drinking beer and having fun with all his brothers and sisters up in heaven.

Suzie Baumann

December 6, 2018

Uncle Jack was a fighter with a heart of gold. He will be missed. May he rest easy now.

FROM THE FAMILY