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Vernon E. "Spike" Hullihen Jr.

December 20, 1945 ~ June 25, 2020 (age 74)

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Obituary

Vernon E. “Spike” Hullihen Jr. age 74 of Level Green,  passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 in his home.  Spike was a born on December 20, 1945 in Altoona the son of the late Vernon and Rita (McCarthy) Hullihen.  Spike worked for Ted McWilliams VW in Monroeville and owned and operated Spike’s Pizza in Level Green and other locations.  Spike was a veteran of the US Navy during the Vietnam War serving on the USS Midway, a member of the Trafford American Legion Post #331, a life member of Wilkins Twp. VFW Post 5008 and a retired member of the Level Green Volunteer Fire Department.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Sharon Boyd and his brother-in-law Butch Boring.  Spike is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 54 years Elva (Hixon) Hullihen; his children Nancy Hullihen (Tony Vecchio) of Miami FL, Holly Brewer of Paris, TX, and Kelly Hullihen of Level Green; his adopted daughter Dina Boyanowski; his grandchildren Stephanie and Melanie Brewer; his siblings Mary Carol Boring, William Hixson, Wayne Hullihen (Beth) and Martin Hullihen (Dee);  a really good friend Patty Richardson who worked for his family at Spike’s Pizza.  Family and friends will be received on Saturday from 6-8 PM and on Sunday from 2-6 PM in the John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., 702 7th St. (State Rt. 130) Trafford 412-372-3111.  Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Geoff Rach officiating.  Interment will follow in the Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, N. Huntingdon Twp.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Level Green Fire Department, 536 State Rt. 130, Level Green PA 15085, please put Spike on memo line for donations.  www.dobrinickfhinc.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 27, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Visitation
Sunday
June 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Funeral Service
Monday
June 29, 2020

11:00 AM
John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home, Inc.
702 7th Street
Trafford, PA 15085

Interment following funeral service
Monday
June 29, 2020

Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park
14679 Rt 30
N. Huntingdon, PA 15642

Donations

Level Green Volunteer Fire Department
536 State Route 130, Level Green PA 15085

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