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Richard K. Ziack

August 17, 1936 — May 30, 2022

Richard K. Ziack age 85 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Monday, May 30, 2022, in his home. He was born August 17, 1936, in Canonsburg a son of the late Charles and Joanne Curnarski Ziack. Rich lived his entire life in Canonsburg where he attended Canonsburg High School and was a member of St. Oscar Romero Parish, St. Patrick Church. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. Richard was a barber who owned Richard Ziack’s Barber Shop on Jefferson Avenue for 67 years, retiring in January of 2022. He enjoyed golf and spending time with his family. On April 14, 1962, he married Joanna L.  D’Orazio who survives after 60 years of marriage. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his two beloved daughters, Christine O’Brien and her husband Paul of McMurray and Deana Ziack of Canonsburg, his grandsons, Conner and Branden O’Brien, his godson Dr. Anthony Hogan, sister-in-law Yvonne Hogan, brother-in-law Joe D’Orazio, niece Michelle Magliochetti, nephew Joseph D’Orazio and his many friends.

Friends and family are welcome from 2-8pm Friday, June 3,2022, 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 9:40 am Saturday, June 4, 2022. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:am with Reverend Joseph Luisi as Celebrant, with Deacon Brian Podobnick assisting in St Patrick Church 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery Peters Twp. Memorial contributions are suggested to be donated to The Cancer Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh or the Cancer Center at St. Clair Hospital. To view or extend condolences please visit

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