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Albert J. Kolar Jr.

September 7, 1942 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

 

 

 

Albert J. Kolar Jr., 79, of Ruffsdale, PA, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg, PA. He was born September 7, 1942 in Herminie, PA. Son of the late Albert J. Sr. and Bertha Mae (McKeel) Kolar. Albert attended Hempfield High School and then went on to serve as a welder in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Albert was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Legion, Youngwood VFW, Hempfield Hunt Club, East Huntingdon Fireman’s Club, Hecla Sportsmen’s Club, Yukon Slovenian Hall and the Shafton Fireman’s Club. Albert was a talented accordion and guitar player. He loved listening to and playing polkas; including watching the Mollie B. Polka Party. He and his family enjoyed attending the Polka Day at Idelwild Park every year. Albert loved a cold Budweiser and eating ice cream. He enjoyed working on old cars, tending to his garden and building things out of steel. He is preceded in death by both parents and loving wife - Patricia Ann (Walt) Kolar and one sister – Geraldine B. Kolar. He is survived by two sons - James A. Kolar and wife Tiffani of Mt. Pleasant, PA and Gary Kolar and significant-other Amanda of Central, PA, one daughter – Barbie Myers and husband Ron of Scottdale, PA, seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, one sister – Donna Raley of New Stanton, PA one half-brother – Allen Kolar and significant other Rebecca of Kecksburg, PA, and one half-sister – Brenda Suter and husband Jeff of Ruffsdale, PA. Friends will be received from 5 – 8 pm on Monday, January 31, 2022 and from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at the Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA – Ronald A. Rich Jr., Supervisor/FD. A funeral mass will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Youngwood, PA with Fr. William McGirk officiating. Interment will follow at the Westmoreland Memorial Park Cemetery in Greensburg, PA. Masks are highly recommended to be worn at all time while in the funeral home. 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 31, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc.
106 Main Street
Madison, PA 15663

Visitation
Tuesday
February 1, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc.
106 Main Street
Madison, PA 15663

Visitation
Tuesday
February 1, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc.
106 Main Street
Madison, PA 15663

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
February 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Holly Cross Catholic Church
711 Depot St.
Youngwood, PA 15697

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
February 2, 2022

Westmoreland Memorial Park Cemetery, Greensburg, PA

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