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Richard D. "T.P." Rozik

September 7, 1952 — January 29, 2020

Richard D. “T.P.” Rozik age 67 of Washington passed away peacefully Wednesday January 29, 202 in UPMC-Shadyside Hospital Pittsburgh.            He was born September 7, 1952 in Monongahela a son of the late Fred and Lucienne Fournier Rozik.  T.P. had been a coal miner and prior to his retirement, in January of 2018 was a hoist operator at the Enlow Fork Mine. He was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Canonsburg and was a NASSCAR enthusiast and car hobbyist who was especially proud of his 2017 Z 06 Corvette. On March 11, 1978 Rich married Darlene (DeDe) Charles who survives after 41 years of marriage. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved children; two daughters. Jessica (Bill) Diggons of Ellicott City MD and Christen (Tony) Wheat of Canonsburg and his son Jeremy (Alyssa) Rozik of Washington, eight grandchildren; Taylor, Bryan and Braden Barcelona, Billy IV, Evie and Kit Diggons, Christian and Tinsley Wheat, two sisters, ten grand pups and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are welcome from 2pm until 8pm Friday, January 31, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where services will be held at 11 am Saturday February 1, 2020. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray. To view or extend condolences please visit

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