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Harold E. Demich

March 26, 1921 March 3, 2019
Harold E. Demich
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"Hal,” passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 3, 2019 surrounded by his children. Born on March 26, 1921 in Clune, Pennsylvania, Hal was just weeks shy of his 98th birthday. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Alice A. Demich to whom he was married for 56 years. Hal leaves behind two daughters, Mary Beth (Kevin) Kelly and Jo Ann (Robert) Kimutis, and two sons, Mark R. (Deborah) and Mitchell D. (Marcene) Demich. Hal was blessed with eight Grandchildren with one who predeceased him, (Matthew Kelly) and nine great grandchildren.

Hal served his country, as a World War II, veteran spending the majority of his deployment in Naples, Italy from 1942 to 1946. Hal subsequently graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Education. He commenced his career, as a teacher in Hawley, Pennsylvania from where he moved to Brentwood, Pennsylvania as an English and Spanish teacher. Later in his career he became Principal and Superintendent in the Brentwood School system. Hal also spent 20 years, as a Principal in the Baldwin Whitehall School district. During his career, Hal also taught in the Pembroke Hill School in Kansas City, Missouri.

Hal was an independent spirit who loved people and in turn was universally loved by all who knew him.

There will be a memorial Celebration of Life service on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Jefferson Memorial Cemetery, 301 Curry Hollow Road; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236; starting at 2:00pm followed by a reception.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Hal’s favorite Charity: the Matthew Kelly Epitome of Courage Memorial Scholarship Fund, 237 Court Street; Reading, Pennsylvania 19601.


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Memorial Service

Saturday

23

Mar

2:00 PM 3/23/2019 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 3/23/2019 2:30:00 PM
Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

301 Curry Hollow Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
301 Curry Hollow Road Pittsburgh 15236 PA
United States

Military Honors

Saturday

23

Mar

2:30 PM 3/23/2019 2:30:00 PM - 2:45 PM 3/23/2019 2:45:00 PM
Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

301 Curry Hollow Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
301 Curry Hollow Road Pittsburgh 15236 PA
United States
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