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Michael A. "Mickey" Mazza

July 25, 1934 — January 11, 2023

Michael A. “Mickey” Mazza age 88 of Houston, formerly of Canonsburg, passed away peacefully, Wednesday January 11, 2023, in Premier Washington Health Center.  He was born July 25, 1934, in Canonsburg, a son of the late Michael and Margaret Valinote Mazza. Mr. Mazza was a lifelong resident of Canonsburg who was a faithful member of St. Patrick Church of St. Oscar Romero Perish and a graduate of Canonsburg High School class of 1952, always serving on the class reunion committee. He then attended Robert Morris College, before proudly serving his country in the United States Air Force. Prior to his retirement, Mickey was a salesman for Andy Brothers Tire, but was best known for being an owner in the family business the Royal Grill for many years. He was an avid golfer, being a member of Washington Country Club for many years and a season ticket holder of the Pittsburgh Steelers for fifty years. Mickey truly loved meeting daily for over 30 years with his Canonsburg buddies for coffee and fellowship. He most enjoyed entertaining with his wife, for family and friends at their pool, especially the 4th of July and that pool party was epic. On May 7, 1960, he married his devoted wife Janice Buquet who survives after 62 years of marriage. Also left to cherish his memory are his beloved daughters, Michelle Henderson and her husband John of Bridgeville, Marsha Davis and her husband Ed of Canonsburg and Karen Luginski and her husband Mark of North Strabane Twp., Six grandsons, Joseph (Claire) Henderson, Keith (Geneva) Henderson, Eddie (Kayleigh) Davis, Douglas (Rachel) Harrison, Michael and Nicholas Harrison, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mickey was the last of his immediate family. Deceased, in addition to his parents are his brother James Mazza and his sister Josephine Mazza Andy.

Friends and family are welcome from 6 until 8 pm Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8 pm Friday in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30 am Saturday, January 14, 2023. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am in St.  Patrick Church of St. Oscar Romero Parish 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Entombment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery with full military rites by the VFW Post 191 of Canonsburg and the United States Air Force. To view or extend condolences please visit

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