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Class of 1976
Posted on: 4/1/2012 9:54:30 AM
Evan L. Karelitz, of Monroeville, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Kathy (Gualtieri) Karelitz; beloved father of Barry S. (Jamie) Karelitz and Josh Karelitz; son of Racille and the late Morton Karelitz; brother of Cheryl Karelitz and Alan B. (Meryl) Karelitz; beloved "Pap-pap" of Charlie and Dominic; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Evan was a proud life member of Monroeville Fire Department 6. He was president of Steel City Fins (Pittsburgh Parrot Head Club). He and his wife, Kathy, were chosen as Monroeville Citizens of the Year for chairing Monroeville's July 4th parade and fireworks committee. Evan along with his family owned and operated Pet Corral (Pet Store) in Monroeville. Services at 11 a.m. Friday in Temple David, 4415 Northern Pike, Monroeville. Visitation one hour prior to services at Temple David from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment in Old Stone Church Cemetery.