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Anthony L. Chianese

April 7, 1937 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 82)


Anthony Louis Chianese 82, of Leechburg died Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in the Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. Born April 7, 1937 in Rankin he is the son of the late Samuel and Angeline Cenname Chianese. A Veteran of the US Army he had been employed as a foreman at Epic Metals Corporation in Braddock prior to retiring in 1999 after 25 years of employment. A member of the St Gertrude Catholic Church in Vandergrift, Tony had been a Past Vice President of the Vandergrift Golf Course, he enjoyed golfing, bowling and spending time with his grandchildren and family. Survivors include his wife of 63 years Olive “Boots” Harmening Chianese of Lower Burrell. His daughter Sharon Fawcett of Lower Burrell a son Richard Anthony Chianese of Greensburg. Four grandchildren Jesse Fawcett, Danielle Fawcett, Desiree (Jon) D'Alessandro and Nicole Chianese, Two great grandsons Domenic D'Alessandro and Caden Culter and his sister Ann Hopwood of Swissvale. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his grandson Anthony Chianese. Three brothers Frank, James and Vincent Chianese and a sister Rose Ferrara. Family and friends will be received Monday from 9am till time of Mass at 10am with Fr. James Loew OSB as celebrant in the St. Gertrude Catholic Church, 303 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift, Pa 15690. Interment will be in the St. Gertrude Cemetery, Vandergrift. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DUNMIRE-KERR & ROWE FUNERAL HOME,INC. 244 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift. To leave an online condolence visit us at

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January 13, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Saint Gertrudes Church

Mass of Christian Burial
January 13, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church

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