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Donald L. Kims

October 13, 1953 — February 26, 2022

Donald L. Kims 68 of Chartiers Township passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 after a short, valiant battle with cancer.  He was born on October 13, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pa, son of the late Leo A. and Eleanor M. LaSota Kims.  After graduation from South Fayette High School, Don enlisted in the United States Air Force and proudly served his country.  For the past 25 years, Don owned and operated Al’s Discount Tires, Inc. in Canonsburg.

Don was an avid sportsman and boating enthusiast, a loyal Steeler and Nascar fan, and NRA supporter, and someone who loved cooking for his family.  Don’s sense of humor, quick wit and love of life was evident to those who knew him and will be sorely missed.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Mary Ann Barzanty Kims, a brother, David (Susan) of Buffalo, NY, a sister, Charlotte A. Kims Mary, of the Villages, FL, brother in law, Paul Barzanty (Debra), mother in law, Dolores Barzanty, and nephews David L. Kims and Jonathan R. Barzanty. Preceeded in death in addition to his parents are a sister, Cynthia L. Kims, father in law, Richard Barzanty, and brother in law, Joseph A. Mary.

A Catholic blessing service and celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am March 12, 2022 at St. Oscar Romero Parish, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 300 Pike St. Meadowlands, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to UPMC Starzl Transplant Center or the Washington County Humane Society.

Arrangements have ben entrusted to Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, Erin E. Jones LFD, 304 W. Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120.

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