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Charles W. Hearp

August 24, 1943 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 75)
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Charles W. Hearp age 75 of Level Green passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday June 21, 2019.  Charles was born on August 24, 1943 in Pittsburgh the son of the late John T and Bertha (McKissick) Hearp.  Charles was a veteran of the US Navy during the Vietnam War serving on the USS Liberty.  He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Masters of Education in Psychology.  He worked as a chemist/lab technician for Westinghouse Corp.  He and Sunil G. DeSilva received a patent in 1986 for the Process for Removing Dissolved Oxygen from Water Using Hydrazine.  Charles was a very loving, kind, generous, and wise person throughout his life and was also a Pirates fan who loved baseball.  He was preceded in death by his wife Kathleen (Seese) Hearp and his sister Joan Bush.  He is survived by his daughter and her husband Kristin and Alvaro Barriga of Greensburg; his grandchildren Kathleen Saucedo, his special granddaughter, whom he helped to raise, Joseph Wolfson and Bellah Barriga and his brother and his wife John Hearp and Kathy Rickle of Pittsbugh and his companion Jan Moureaux. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. 702 7th St. (State Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111.  Funeral services will be on Wednesday at 10AM in the funeral home with the Rev. Geoff Rach officiating.  Interment will be approximately at 12:15 – 12:30 in the Normalville Cemetery, Normalville.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Salvation Army, Western PA Division, PO Box 742, Carnegie PA 15106 or www.give.salvationarmy.org.    www.dobrinickfhinc.com

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