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Donald Jay Camerson Sr.

March 29, 1936 — June 13, 2020

Donald Jay Camerson Sr. age 84 of Muse passed away peacefully Saturday June 13, 2020 in his home following an extended illness surrounded by family. He was born March 29, 1936 in Muse a son of the late Charles C. and Hazel Bell Hizer Camerson. Mr. Camerson lived his life in Muse was Presbyterian by faith and was a member of the former Muse Presbyterian Church. Jay, as he was known, had been employed for Dick Corporation, where he was foreman, for over 30 years and was a member of Laborers International Union Local 1058 since 1965. He was a member of the Independent Club of Muse where he served as Trustee for many years. Jay enjoyed his family, cooking, sports, camping, his cat Bellol and growing the best beef steak tomatoes. On September 4, 1958 he married Patricia “Pixie” who survives after 62 years of marriage. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his daughter Robin (Jim) D’Alessandro of Canonsburg  and sons Donald Jay “DJ” Camerson II (JoAnne Bonacci) of Summit NJ, Todd Camerson (Kathy Trylko) of Muse and Jason (Michele) Camerson of Moon Twp., grandchildren, Amber (Shawn) Sclesky, Ashley (Adam) Barghausen, Shane Trylko (Alexis McCoy), Paige Camerson and Morgan Camerson, great grandchildren, Emma and Marshall Sclesky, and Claire, Scarlett and Lucy Barghausen, his twin sister  Eileen “Faye” Jackson and her husband Dick of Canonsburg and Virginia “Ginger” Dayno of McDonald and many nieces and nephews. Deceased are four brothers, Charles Carl Camerson Jr., Jack, James Joseph, and William L. “Billy” Camerson, 4 sisters, Eula Mae McElhaney, Lillian Camerson, Hazel Pust and Wynette” Pappy” Andy.

Friends and relatives are welcome from 2-4pm Tuesday 16, June 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where services will be held at 4 pm June 16, 202 with Reverend Sue Petritis officiating. To view or extend condolences please visit

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