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Michael Cheberenchick

July 26, 1921 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 99)

Obituary

On Saturday August 29, 2020, Michael Cheberenchick passed away peacefully in his sleep at 99 years old. Beloved husband for 57 years of Hazel (Pyles) who preceded him in death in 2007; devoted father of Michael (Karen), Terri (Ronald) Cooper and Daniel (Michelle) Cheberenchick; grandfather of Michael (Michelle) Cheberenchick, Brandi Cheberenchick,, Kristen (Nestor) Bonilla and Chad Cooper; proud great-grandfather of Makayla Aveline Bonilla. Mike was a World War II veteran who served in the European front in Patton's 3rd Army, 10th Armored Division as a reconnaissance soldier where he earned a Bronze Star for bravery in battle along with many campaign ribbons. Mike is a long time member of American Legion Post 490 as well as the VFW. He retired from the PA Auditor Generals office where he worked as a supervisor of courthouse audits for 27 years. He was involved in his hometown of Castle Shannon where he lived all of his life. He was elected to several public offices including a term as Justice of the Peace, Mayor and was a councilman for over 30 years where he was known as a financial "watch dog" assuring the citizens received the best from their tax dollars. Mike was one of the founders of Medical Rescue Team South Authority where he served many years on the Board of Directors. Mike was named Citizen of the Year by the Castle Shannon Chamber of Commerce in 2000, an honor of which he was very proud. Mike was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church where he was an usher until he was 98 years old. Due to concerns over the Covid-19 Pandemic, there will be no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Anne's Church 400 Hoodridge Drive on Thursday September 3 at 9:30 AM. The family requests attendees observe Covid-19 protocols to keep everyone safe. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Castle Shannon Revitalization Committee 3310 McRoberts Road Pittsburgh, PA 15234.

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