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George Chabal, Sr.

July 26, 1924 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 94)

George Chabal, Sr., 94 of West Deer Township, died Thursday April 18, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was born July 26, 1924 in Curtisville to the late Charles and Anne (Boxer) Chabal, Sr. George has lived in West Deer all of his life. He served his country during WWII in the US Navy stationed on the USS Langley in the Pacific and Mediterranean achieving a rank of Fireman First Class. George worked for ALCOA, New Kensington for over 30 years as a welder and in the maintenance department. He was a member of the American Legion, West Deer, the VFW in Natrona Heights and the Civilian Conservation Corps prior to the beginning of WWII. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, vacationing and especially enjoyed time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years Helen (Malecki) Chabal, his sons George (Susan) Chabal, Jr. of New Castle and David (Susan) Chabal of West Deer, 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and his brother Joseph (Joan) Chabal of Bairdford.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his step-mother Mary (Czar) Chabal and his brothers John and Charles Chabal, Jr.

At George’s request all service and burial were private.  Arrangements were entrusted to the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Township. View obituary and leave condolences at

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