Gene Wesley Errett, 85, of North Huntingdon, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Texas. He was born August 21, 1933 in Greensburg, son of the late William R. and Hazel (Rosensteel) Errett. Prior to his retirement from the military, Gene was an E-7 Helicopter Maintenance Supervisor for the US Army. He was a member of Norwin Church of the Nazarene, American Legion and was an avid outdoorsman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Mae Errett; daughter, Cheryle Hill; son, Gene Wesley Errett Jr; brothers, William R. Jr. and Homer Errett; and nephew, Ronald Errett. He is survived by his children Paul Errett, Dale Errett, Dan Errett, Cynthia Williams, Diana Williams, Gary Williams; grandchildren, Christopher, Rochelle, Christopher, Jacqueline, Dan Jr., and Anna; and five great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Interment with military honors will take place on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE CEMETERY. James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon in charge of arrangements. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published July 31, 2019.