Douglas G. Vranish, 61, of Irwin, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. He was born July 9, 1957 in Johnstown, a son of the late Milan and Beverly (Brown) Vranish. Doug was the owner of Doug Vranish Plumbing and Heating and was a member of Christ The Light of the World Church, Duquesne. He was a car enthusiast and an avid Pittsburgh sports team fan. He enjoyed visiting the City of Pittsburgh, loved cutting grass, being Evander's pap pap, spending time with his family and had a larger than life personality with a sense of humor to match. He is survived by his loving wife, Veronica Kingerski; sons, Jacob Vranish and his wife, Alyssa; Benjamin Vranish (Babs); daughter, Sarah Vranish; brother, Matthew Vranish and his wife, Cindy; sisters, Sandra (Daniel) Skerbetz, Susan (Glenn) Wells; and grandson, Evander. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mario Lemieux Foundation. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published April 01, 2019.