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Lawrence A. Molek

November 30, 1939 — July 2, 2024


 Obituary Lawrence “Larry” A. Molek Sr., 84, of Canonsburg, PA, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 2, 2024. He was born in Adah, PA, son of the late Joseph and Mildred Molek, and graduated from German Township High School. In 1993, Larry married the love of his life, Janet, and they lived in Ohio until last year. He retired from Copperweld with 42 years of service and served as an usher at the former Saints John & Paul Church in Warren, OH. He was an avid fan of the Steelers, Pirates and NASCAR racing, and he enjoyed Polka cruises with Janet. Cherishing Larry’s memory is his beloved wife Janet(Stalewski) along with Janet’s siblings, Janice Puskarich, Carol(Joey)Panek, Ed(Jen)Stalewski; his children Lori(Pete)Rapovy, Larry Molek Jr., Mark(Stephanie)Molek, Melanie(Mark)Trostle; his brother Joseph(Lorie)Molek; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Rhiannon Summerville and his sister Deniel “DeeDee” Pavlovich. Private family visitation at SALANDRA FUNERAL and CREMATION SERVICES, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 PM on Saturday July 6 in St. Patrick Church (St. Oscar Romero Parish), 317 West Pike Street, Canonsburg. Entombment will be in Assumption Cemetery of Saint Mary, Glenshaw. To view or extend condolences please visit 

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