Andrew Bryan Gasper, 41, of Strabane, died suddenly and unexpectedly in the early morning of May 26, 2021.
He was born Dec. 14, 1979, the son of Drew and Deborah Mavrich Gasper.
Bryan was a 1999 graduate of Canon-McMillan Senior High School and Western Area Vocational Technical School with a certificate in heating and air conditioning. He was a member of the St. Oscar Romero Parish, St. Patrick Church in Canonsburg.
He was a life-long member of SNPJ Lodge 138, a member of IOUE Local 66 and was most recently employed with National Pipeline.
He loved boating on the river, motorcycles, bowling, watersports, winter sports – especially snowmobiling, snowboarding and skiing – fishing and travelling to places like Seven Springs, Colorado, Montana and various beaches.
He was an avid BMX rider and dirt bike rider growing up, and loved going to High Point each year for the races.
He was proud of his Slovenian heritage and loved polka music. He was compassionate, kind and loved people – and always had a smile on his face.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his sister and brother in law, Bethany and Scott Crumrine of Washington, as well as his cats, Issac and Zoe; Aunt Carole (late John) Pankas, Uncle Robert (Teresa) Mavrich, Uncle Timothy (Patti) Mavrich, and a number of cousins.
Deceased are his aunt and uncle, Maxine and Dennis Rusiewski; grandparents Andrew J. and Anna M. White Gasper and Henry and Marcella Kaminski Mavrich.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Washington Area Humane Society in Bryan’s name.
Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8pm Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, 304 W. Pike St., Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am. Wednesday in St. Oscar Romero Parish, St. Patrick Church, 317 W. Pike St., Canonsburg. To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.
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