Scott D. Charles

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 08, 2021

Scott D. Charles, age 55, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at home. An Army veteran serving during the Cold War, he was a former electrical engineer for Medrad of Pittsburgh and attended Bunola Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed taking on-line courses in history and economics at Hillsdale College. He collected sports memorabilia, enjoyed watching the Pirates, Penguins and NASCAR, and listening to classic rock. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren's activities. Born May 21, 1965 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late George F. and Gloria J. (O'Brien) Charles. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Denise (Trumpie) Charles; daughters, Amber (Amos) Onyango of Penn Hills, Autumn (Julian) Wyldhart of San Diego, CA and Aryn (Dana) Hess of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Isaiah, Emma, Lara, Oliver, Adelaide, Lilienne, Rhys Scott (after his grandfather) and a soon-to-be eighth grandchild; grandpuppy, Cleo (Kiki); also, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 12-2 PM and 4 until the time of service at 5:30 PM in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ronald Doran officiating. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Offer condolences at

Originally published April 08, 2021.

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