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Obituary: Alvin L. Ashford

Sept. 20, 1938 - Jan. 12, 2013

Alvin L. Ashford, 74, of Cecil passed away on Saturday Jan. 12, 2013 in The Washington Hospital. He was born Sept. 20, 1938 a son of the late Lawrence and Grace Ashford. Mr. Ashford worked for 29 years at McGraw Edison/Cooper Industries until his retirement in 1994. He Enjoyed hunting, going to yard sales and flea markets and he loved being with his family.

Surviving is his wife of 52 years Joan Ashford, two sons Edward (Michele) Ashford of Bethel Park and Robert Ashford of Cecil and a daughter Rosemarie Bruno of Canonsburg. Also surviving are four grandchildren Alisha Thompson of Canonsburg, Jessica Thompson of Cecil, Christine Yater of Cecil and Jenna Zeiler of Bethel Park and five great grandchildren Brayden Seaman, Dakota Yater, Kaylee and Jayden Petcock and Bentley Thompson, and two sisters Jayne Bodnar of Canonsburg and Violet Crow of Canonsburg and four nephews and one niece.

Deceased in addition to his parents are a daughter that died in infancy and a grandson Edward Ashford, Jr. in 2008.

At the request of the family, services will be private and entombment will be held at Forest Lawn Gardens in McMurray.

For more information or to leave online condolences, visit the DeAngelo Funeral Home website here.

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