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Dennis McCracken

December 6, 2020

Obituary

MCCRACKEN, DENNIS P. "BUTCH", 72 OF BLAIRSVILLE, PA

passed away on Sunday, December 06, 2020 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, PA.  He was born  August 04, 1948 in Indiana, PA, the son of the late Paul McCracken and Beulah (Ling)  McCracken.  Butch was a 1966 graduate of Blairsville High School.  He served in the US Army during the Vietnam war.  Butch retired from Helen Mining Company, where he belonged to the United Mine Workers Association. He loved fishing, especially at Emerald Isle, NC, walking with his twin sister, Janice and his dog, Mac, he enjoyed listening to his music, talking to people and meeting new people and enjoyed being on Facebook.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna (Shrum) McCracken, Blairsville, PA; son, Michael "Pudge" McCracken, Blairsville, PA; brother, Kenneth McCracken & wife, Frances, Blairsville, PA; sister, Viola Wisilosky & husband, Thomas, Apollo, PA; sister, Marlene Crucis & husband Robert, Chesapeake, VA; twin sister, Janice Lore & husband, Barry, Blairsville, PA; sister, Carol McCracken, Homer City, PA; niece, Kim Lore & her daughters, Brooke & Brieana and also many other Nieces & Nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert & William McCracken and sister, Fern McCracken.  The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St. Blairsville, PA 15717 Wednesday, December 09, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at which time a private funeral service will be held.   Rev. Mark Heckman will officiate. Masks are required in the Funeral Home.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society, 191 Airport Road, Indiana, PA 15701
 

WATCH BUTCH'S LOVING MEMORIES VIDEO:  http://video.mbdkeepsakes.com/video/488759854

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home and Monument Company
25 West Market Street
Blairsville, PA 15717

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 9, 2020

7:00 PM
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home and Monument Company
25 West Market Street
Blairsville, PA 15717

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