Daniel A. Cochran, Sr., age 101 of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Born October 18, 1920 in Clairton, he was a son of the late George D. and Helen (Allen) Cochran.
A retired stationary engineer at US Steel - Clairton Works, Daniel was a US Marine Corps Veteran of World War II, a member of the former First United Methodist Church of Clairton, and a former member of both the Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge of Dravosburg and the VFW Post #803 in Wilson. Daniel is survived by his wife Geraldine (Brown) Alderson Cochran; his son Daniel A. (Barbara) Cochran, Jr. of Upper St. Clair; his grandsons Robert (Amy) Cochran and their children Dean and Noah and Kenneth (Arrissa) Cochran and their children Alexander and Hannah; his step-children William D. (Sharon) Alderson, Jr. of Midland, MI; Donna Jean (Joe) Bartolomeo of Cape Coral, FL, David G. (Danette) Alderson of Jefferson Hills, Janine (Gary) Larsen of Tennessee, and Jonette A. (Paul) Emsurak of Elizabeth; his brother George Cochran; his sister Naomi Weis; and many step-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Daniel was preceded in death by his siblings Helen, Ethel, Annagrace, Lois, James, and Robert; and his step-son Robert Alderson.
Friends will be received in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700), on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 10 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Hal Dangel officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published January 12, 2022.