Edward J. Horgas, 99, of Duquesne, died peacefully Thursday, September 12, 2019, in Golden Heights Personal Care, Irwin. Born in Duquesne, June 9, 1920, he was the son of the Late John and Elizabeth (Sabol) Horgos. Mr. Horgas was a member of the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, West Mifflin, American Legion Post 308 in Dravosburg, and a proud U.S. Army Veteran of W.W. II, and the former VFW Post 188 in Duquesne. Mr. Horgas was a retired employee of the Union Railroad Company. Beloved husband of the late Betty J. (Argilan) Horgas. He is survived by two sons, Edward (Diane) Horgas and Mark (Ona) Horgas; a brother Bernard (Lucy) Horgas, a sister-in-law Freda Horgas; four grandchildren, Michelle (Robert) Donofrio, Mark (Julie) Horgas, Kristen Horgas, and John Henry Horgas; and three great grandsons, Nickolas, Jacob, and Declan; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, William (AKA "Bill") and John Horgas and a sister, Gertrude Polatas Horgos.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8pm on Sunday, September 15, 2019 in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Avenues, Duquesne. A Blessing at 9:30am on Monday, September 16, in the Memorial Home will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin with Rev. Dan Sweeney as Celebrant. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, West Mifflin.
Originally published September 13, 2019.