Pvt. First Class Justin M. Roycroft, age 25, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017. He was born May 8, 1992 in Novato, CA, a son of Robert and Gretchen (Bergman) Roycroft.
Justin was a graduate of Norwin Senior High School, Class of 2010 and an active servicemember in the US Army, stationed in Fort Campbell, TN. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and hunting. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Stephanie Heckman Roycroft; son, Cayden Roycroft; twin brother, Jason Roycroft and his wife, Emily; mother and father-in-law, Tim and Lynn Dolence; brothers-in-law, Dean Dolence, Colton Dolence; sister-in-law, Rhiannon Heckman; niece, Serenity; and his canine companion, Jake. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Thursday 6-8 p.m. and Friday 2-4, 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published December 20, 2017.