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1946 Peter 2024

Peter J. Rota Jr.

June 2, 1946 — April 30, 2024

Peter J. Rota, Jr., age 77, of Lincoln Place, passed aways on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, after a brief illness. He was husband to Barbara Rota. He was brother to MaryLou (Carl) Bender and Joann Rota, and brother-in-law to Janice (James) McGuire, Diane (Terrance) Connelly, and Terry Jo (Ed) Harkins. He was uncle to Bryan (Andrea) Muha and Scott (Britni) Connelly, and William Weis. He was great-uncle to Kristopher, Zachary, Nicholas, Alekxander Connelly, Loghan Muha, Jasmine, Alyssa Weis, Jordan, and Jameson Recker. Peter was the oldest son, born on June 2, 1946, to the late Peter, Sr. and Elanor in Hays. After school he worked at Mesta Machines, then for the Marines, then at ABCO Fire protection. Peter was an avid sportsman - he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing. He spent nearly 50 years refereeing LaCrosse, softball, and college and highschool football. Peter also usher at the Civic Arena. He had an ear for oldies, especially Motown. Peter was Senior Vice Commander S.A.L.E.S. American Legion Post 935.

Friends and family recieved Sunday, May 5, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM the the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Inc, 3511 Main Street, Munhall 15120 (412-461-6394), where an American Legion Service will be held at 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10:30 AM in Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church with Pastor Ken Sparks officiating. Burial is to follow.
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Sunday, May 5, 2024

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