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George M. Crawford

November 28, 1932 — September 12, 2020

George M. Crawford age 87 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Saturday September 12, 2020 in Donnell House, Washington. He was born November 28, 1932 in McDonald, a son of the late Clarence and Velma Crawford Sr. and attended Hickory High School.  George lived most of his life in Canonsburg where he was a member of St. Patrick worship site of St. Oscar Romero Parish. He proudly served with the United States Army Engineers during the Korean War from 1953 thru 1955 in France. Prior to his retirement, he was a self-employed cement contractor and in ground pool installer, who had been a member of the Elks Lodge of Canonsburg and the SNPJ lodge 138 of Strabane. George enjoyed woodworking, hunting, dancing, and horse racing. He was an avid bowler in his younger days. His dear wife Joan Y. Kerin Crawford passed away February 24, 2002. Left behind to cherish his memory is his beloved son Troy M. Crawford with whom he made his home and several nieces and nephews. George was the last of his immediate family. Deceased in addition to his parents are two brothers, Clarence Jr. and Robert Crawford and four sisters, Betty Lancaster, Evelyn Gibson, Florence McMarion and Patty Chappell.
Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8pm Tuesday September 15, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg where a Catholic Blessing service will be held at 10 am Wednesday September 16, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and state regulations, face coverings must be worn by everyone in attendance and limited to 25 persons at a time.  Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery Canonsburg. To view or extend condolences please visit

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