William Durstine

Obituary of William A. Durstine

William A. Durstine Jr., age 65 of Acme, PA, died Friday (10/2/2020) in the Excela Health- Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, PA. Mr. Durstine was born April 19, 1955 in Turtle Creek, PA, the son Elaine Williams Durstine of Champion and the late William A. Durstine, Sr. He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Assembly of God Church. Bill was a 1973 graduate of Connellsville High School. He was the owner/operator of Bill’s Auto Refinishing and Repair for 33 years. Bill enjoyed working with and coaching the Connellsville J O Wrestling program from 1992-1999. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved hunting and fishing with his family. Bill found great joy at the racetrack, whether he was racing on an oval or 1/8 mile. He was passionate about Mopar and pulling trucks and tractors. He was always willing to help his fellow man, whether at home, in the neighborhood or at the track. Bill will always be known for his infectious laugh and the stories he told that could brighten your day. He is survived by his loving family: his mother, Elaine Williams Durstine, his wife of 47 years, Wava M. Brown Durstine and by his children, Stephanie (Bradley) Sites, Teresa (Adam) Snyder and William J. Durstine and his fiancée, Keisha. He will be greatly missed by the absolute Pride and Joy of his life, his grandchildren, Sadie Mae Snyder, Landon Durstine and Arabella Durstine. Bill is also survived by his sisters and brother, Arleen Freeman, Beverly Striner, and Robert Durstine. Family and friends will be received Tuesday from 3 until 8 PM at the Galone-Caruso Funeral Home , 204 Eagle Street, Mount Pleasant. Following the Covid-19 Guidelines, only 25 people are permitted in the Funeral Home at one time. CDC Guidelines for Social Distancing will be followed and facemasks are required. We thank you for your patience and understanding. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to: Pride and Joy Fund, 525 Melcroft Road, Acme, PA 15610, in Memory of William A. Durstine Jr.. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle Street. Mount Pleasant, PA. To offer an online condolence, please visit our website at: www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Galone-Caruso Funeral Home Inc.
204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
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