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Reverend Gary T. Mohler

May 16, 1942 — July 15, 2023


Reverend Gary T. Mohler age 81 of Bridgeville, formerly Canonsburg passed away peacefully Saturday, July 15, 2023, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born May 16, 1942 in Canonsburg, a son of the late Harry and Gwen Thomas Mohler.  Gary was a graduate of Canon-McMillan High School Class of 1960, Wabash College graduating in 1964. He was a decorated Naval Veteran serving in Vietnam. Pastor Mohler then attended the Devine School of the University of Chicago and was a graduate summa cum laude of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Class of 1975. He was a longtime member of the Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church in Knightstown, Indiana, was employed with Greene County ARC and various other social services and government agencies.  After retirement Reverend Mohler officiated mostly at funerals and weddings, the last one being that of his son and daughter in-law.  He loved technology, was a lifelong learner with a great sense of humor, who especially enjoyed British humor and television comedies.

On December 2, 1972, he married Diana J. Andrews who passed away March 27, 2018, after 45 years of marriage.  Left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved children, Drew (Helen) Mohler of Bridgeville, M. Blake Mohler of Forest Hills, his "other son" John Saffel of Orlando, Fla. and his sister Sharon (John) Butzer of Ocala, Fla.

Friends and family are welcome from 2PM until 8PM Wednesday, July 19, 2023, in SALANDRA FUNERAL and CREMATION SERVICES, INC. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg (724-745-8120), where funeral services will be held at 11AM on Thursday. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Concordia Hospice, 10 Leet Street, Washington PA 15301.

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