Louis Gerald Argus, Sr.

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Louis Gerald Argus, Sr., 90, of Buena Vista, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, June 25, 2018. He was born July 7, 1927 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Nicholas and Margaret (Mehalek) Argus. He was the husband of the late Ida May (Higby) Argus who died June 4, 2012. He retired from the former D & D Electronics in Braddock and was a member of the Buena Vista Fire Co Social Club and the Croatian Club in Versailles. Louis was a US Army Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. For his service he received the WWII Victory Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

He is survived by daughters, Linda Wagstaff of Charleston, SC. and Karen (Paul) O'Donnell of Buena Vista, sons, Louis (Melissa) Argus, Jr. of Charleston, SC, and Michael A. (Joyce) Argus of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, William (LeeAnn), Christopher (Christie), Matthew, Nicholas (Christina), Heather (Michael), Nichole (Christopher), Kara, Andrea (Matthew), Athena, Santina, and Samantha, great-grandchildren, Katie, Kyle, Faith, Madison, Kalyn, Olivia, Skylar, Zoey, Kylie, Haley, Raylee, Owen, and (Carolina on the way), sister, Georgia Summerville of Rome, GA, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by great-grandchildren, Michael and Emma  and sisters, Betty, Arlene, Marie, and Margie. There is no visitation. Funeral Service with Military Honors will be held in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, at later date. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com

Originally published June 26, 2018.

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