Charles A. Douglass Jr.

Charles A. Douglass Jr., 98, formerly of West Mifflin, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Sligo, Pa.

He and his wife, Florence, moved to Knox, Pa., in 2000, and lived with their daughter. He was born April 12, 1914, in Sutersville, to Charles A. Sr. and Ethel Pearl Douglass. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Florence M. Douglass.

Also preceding him were sisters, Ruth Mohney (Burt) and Mary Wells (Bill); and brothers, Harry Douglass (Doris), Russell Douglass (Mimi) and Ronald Douglass (Betty); and brother-in-law, Harry Sudul. He is survived by his sons, Charles A. Douglass III (Phyllis), of Niceville, Fla., and Robert H. Douglass, of Spokane, Wash.; daughter, Joan Lee Weible (David), of Knox; and sister-in-law, Louise Sudul, of Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Douglass was blessed with six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He had been an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Duquesne where he was an ordained elder, and later attended Kossuth Faith Church of the Nazarene in Knox. He was a member of Chapter 1456 of the AARP, Duquesne Annex Senior Citizens, VFW Post 188 and had been an active leader in Boy Scouting for many years in the Duquesne/West Mifflin area. Mr. Douglass proudly served in the Marine Corps, 4th Marine Division, during World War II and earned the Combat Action Ribbon for his participation in the battle for Iwo Jima. He was employed by US Steel Corp., Duquesne Works, and retired after 40 years of faithful service.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at TEICHART-GRACAN FUNERAL HOME INC., Duquesne. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Judy Slater. Interment following in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. The family has suggested memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Copyright © 2024 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.