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Donald "Cass" R. Castelveter

December 14, 1931 — December 29, 2017

Age 86, of Kennedy Twp., passed peacefully surrounded by his family on December 29, 2017. He was born December 14, 1931 to the late Joseph and Fannie Castelveter; Beloved husband for 65 years to Justine; Proud father of Mark, Dale (Karen), Todd (Stephanie) and Donn (Lauren); Cherished grandfather of Joshua, Amber, Vincent, Anthony, Marco, Emily, Mason, and Brandon; Dear brother of Robert, and the late Louis, Patsy Castelveter, and Evelyn Andrasko; Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and his best friend, pet Ben. He retired after 25 years with United Airlines. He was a Korean War veteran, proudly serving 8 years in the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation. He was a longtime Kennedy Twp little league coach. He joined the Kennedy Twp Volunteer Fire Department in 1960 and was a lifetime member, serving 2 years as President. He was a bartender at the Fireman’s Club and participated in bingo, street fairs and parades. An avid Pittsburgh sports fan, especially the Steelers. He was a friend to all and ready to lend a helping hand to anyone. We are truly blessed to have had him in our lives and he will live forever in our hearts. Family and friends received 2-4 and 6-8 PM TUESDAY at the McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Forest Grove Rd., Kennedy Twp., where prayers will be offered WEDNESDAY at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Malachy Church.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery (formerly Northside Catholic)

204 Cemetery Ln, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Interment following funeral service

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