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Leonard Checque Sr.

Died: Sat., Aug. 20, 2016


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Location: Kegel Funeral Home Inc.

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
Location: St. Francis of Assisi

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Leonard F. Checque, Sr.



            Leonard F. Checque, Sr., 85, of Finleyville died Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Mt. Vernon of South Park Assisted Living Center.

            He was born November 19, 1930 in Castle Shannon; a son of Andrew and Frances Binek Checque.

            Mr. Checque was retired as a pipe fitter at the Irvin Works of U.S. Steel Corporation in West Mifflin.

            He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Finleyville and the Mon Valley Leathernecks.

            Surviving are four sons, Leonard F. Checque, Jr. and his wife Brenda, Edward Checque and his wife Barbara and Andrew ‘Bud’ Checque, all of Finleyville and Kenneth Checque and his wife Debra of San Antonio, TX; a daughter, Barbara Drevna and her husband Charles of Dunn Loring, VA; a sister, Mary Ann Dixon of Mt. Lebanon; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

            Deceased are his wife, Barbara Cheberenchick Checque, who died in June of 2006, and a grandson, Adam Checque.

            Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Thursday at Kegel Funeral Home, Inc., Tim P. Kegel, supervisor, David P. Kegel, director, 3560 Washington Avenue in Finleyville.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 26, 2016 at St. Francis Church, Finleyville, with Reverend Richard J. Tusky as celebrant.  Interment will follow in Finleyville Cemetery with full military honors being accorded by Mon Valley Honor Guard.  Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of one’s choice.  Condolences to kegelfuneralhome.com.

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Angel Diax
   Posted Thu August 25, 2016
Ken and family, I am very sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathies and most sincere condolences. May your father's memory be eternal, and may you live long to remember him. Angel Diaz and family.

barbara caserta zampan
   Posted Thu August 25, 2016
sorry for you loss. your dad was a joy to be around. I use to wait on him at the giant eagle almost every day and he made me smile. know you are thought of in your time of sadness. but it will pass and you will always have the good memories you shared with him.

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