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Howard M Knestrick Jr

October 28, 1955 — January 28, 2022

Howard Martin Knestrick Jr., age 66 of Washington passed away at his home on Friday, January 28, 2022. He was born October 28, 1955 in Canonsburg, a son of the late Howard (Norma) Knestrick Sr. and Kathleen Frances Grosley Knestrick.

Howard was a resident of Washington since 1994. He proudly served as a radio operator in the United States Marine Corps. Howard could be seen walking around Washington and spending time at Citizens Bank and the Main Street Market. He was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Parish and the American Legion Post 175.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his aunt Kathy Knestrick; sister Barbara (Steve) Fair; nieces Ashley (September) Knestrick, Nicole (Chris) Phillips and Lacey Knestrick; nephews Shawn and Matthew Randolph, Richard and David Klawuhn and Jonathan (Harley) Vitka; great-nephews Devon Knestrick, Steven Joseph, Jonathan Vitka Jr and Leviathyn Almeida; great-niece Charlee Almeida and his brothers partner Maggie Rhoads. Deceased in addition to his parents are brothers Michael Knestrick and John “Jake” Knestrick and aunts Jaunita (George) Nixon and Sharon Colleen Richmond Knestrick.

Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor Erin E Jones LFD 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg 724-745-8120.

Interment will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil, with full military rites by the American Legion Post 175 of Washington and the United States Marine Corps. Everyone please meet at the cemetery.

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