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Alfred Dean Higgins

June 23, 1935 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Alfred Higgins Obituary

 

 

Alfred Dean Higgins, 88, of Madison, PA, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2023 at Independence Health in Greensburg, PA. He was born on June 23, 1935 in Madison, PA. Son of the late James and Sara (Lee) Higgins. He worked and retired from Christy Park Industries (CPI), previously U.S. Steel, for 30+ years where he manufactured compressed gas cylinders. Dean was a hard worker and always provided for his family. Prior to working at CPI, he worked at Walt’s Garage, Cambruzzi Coal and hauled hay for a local farm. He enjoyed watching Western’s, listening to country music & deer hunting with his brothers & his sons. He also enjoyed watching his grandson fish. In his younger years, he spent every weekend in the summer at the family camp in Corsica with his family. This tradition continued through yearly camping trips with his kids & grandkids to Clear Creek State Park. He is preceded in death by both parents; son, Ronald Dean Higgins; grandson, Shawn Hildenbrand; two infant siblings; brothers, Eugene (Eleanor) Higgins, Junior (Elizabeth) Higgins, John (Patricia) Higgins and Edwin (Doris) Higgins and two sisters, Florence VanHorn and Betty (Donald) Ames. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Carole A. (Begonia) Higgins; daughters, Cindy (Robert) Hildenbrand of Madison, PA and Traci (Gary) Repcik of Sidney, OH; son, Gregg (Peggy) Higgins of Irwin, PA; grandchildren, Emily Ray, Molly Higgins, Tucker Lee and Gary Michael; great grandson, Weston Ray; daughter-in-law, Robin Celusniak; brother, George (Marie) Higgins of Houston, TX and sister, Roberta (Don) Gibson of Sandylake, PA. Friends will be received from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA – Ronald A. Rich Jr., Supervisor/FD. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at the funeral home with Rev. Bob Green officiating. Interment will follow at the Madison Union Cemetery in Madison, PA.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

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

Visitation
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

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

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 13, 2023

1:30 PM
Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc.
106 Main Street
Madison, PA 15663

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
December 13, 2023

Madison Union Cemetery
100 church Ln.
Madiosn, PA 15663

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