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James L. Kusner

January 9, 1953 ~ June 9, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

James Kusner Obituary

James L. Kusner, 70 of Karns City, PA. died early Friday morning, June 9, 2023 in UPMC Hospital, 9100 Babcock Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA. Born in Butler Hospital January 9, 1953 to the late James F. Kusner and the late Elizabeth Vargo.

He graduated from Karns City High School. He retired from Breymas Construction, Saxonburgh, PA after twenty years of service as a welder.

He enjoyed hunting, gardening, cooking, camping, flea markets, and his dog Sassy.

He is survived by his wife Beverly Deal whom he married June 14, 1975 after 48 years of bliss.

2 sons: Michael Kusner of Karns City and his friend Valerie.

            Jason and Linda Kusner of Butler, PA


Derek Brown of Karns City

            Brian Kusner who is presently serving with the US NAVY in San Diego, California.

            Gavin Mack of Butler, PA

            Cienna Mack of Butler, PA

            Ellie Shaw of Butler, PA

And a number of nieces and nephews.

2 granddogs, a brother, Eugene Kusner of Chicora, PA.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by:

2 sisters: Mary Elizabeth Kusner

               Diane Neff

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Steighner Funeral Home, Chicora, PA. with

Mass of Christian Burial  held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, St. Clare Parish in North Oakland, Chicora, PA  

with Father Lou Pascazi officiating.  Interment of cremains will be in Saint Joseph Cemetery, across from the church.


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June 12, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Steighner Funeral Home
111 East Slippery Rock St.
Chicora, PA 16025

June 12, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steighner Funeral Home
111 East Slippery Rock St.
Chicora, PA 16025

Mass of Christian Burial
June 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church (Chicora, Pennsylvania, North Oakland, PA)


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