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Obituary for Thomas J. Arendas

Thomas J.  Arendas
Thomas J. Arendas, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. Born March 11, 1941, in Wilkinsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents George Arendas and Mary Lavine Arendas Bahler; brother Wayne Arendas. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Virginia (Gould) Arendas; children, Stephanie Hart (Matt), Tracy Otto, Gregory Arendas (Kelli) and Shawn Arendas (Jennifer); grandchildren, Jacob, Keith, Allison, Emily, Katelyn, Noelle and Julian; sister, Donna Conner (Michael). Prior to his retirement Tom was employed as a draftsman for the Elliott Company in Jeanette. Tom loved to travel, golf, hunt and fish. He also enjoyed socializing with family, friends and playing with his grandchildren. Tom was known for his sharp wit and creative stories that would brighten your day. Friends will be received at the Ott Funeral Home Inc. 805 Pennsylvania Ave. Irwin on Wednesday from 2-8 pm. Parting prayers will be held 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church Irwin. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery and Mausoleum, North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North Huntingdon -Rescue 8 11259 Center Highway, North Huntingdon, PA 15642 or Pet Friends, PO Box 484, Irwin, PA 15642.
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