Pete Echon


Pete Echon 

F Trp = FEB 69 - FEB 70 Vietnam

Life Member 11thACVVC

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Rest in Peace My Friend

Otis Carey

Pete M. Echon from Arold, Pennsylvania

Peter Michael Echon, 62, of Arnold, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, O'Hara Township.

He was born on Friday, October 7, 1949, in New Kensington, Pennsylvania the son of the late George and Dorothy (Robinson) Echon.

Peter graduated from Arnold High School.

He proudly served with the U.S. Army Blackhorse 11th Armored Cavalry during Vietnam and Cambodia.

He is survived by his companion, Rebecca Greiner; his sister, Geraldine A. (Echon) Holycross (Ronald) and her children; his stepchildren and grandchildren, Bonnie, Bruce and Rory Baker, Beth, David, Alison, Andrew and Kristen Ostrosky, Brenda, Glenn, Tyler, Armani, Glenn III and Amber Cowen, Susette Mallonee and Jaclyn and Rich Johnson, Michelle, Russ and Christian Long, Mark and Karen Mallonee; and several cousins.

A memorial service and military honors will be held at 11:00 am Thursday at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 221 Ridge Ave., New Kensington.PA 15068

Interment was private at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township.

Funeral arrangements were handled by the Paul R. Ajak Funeral Home, Creighton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to 11ACVVC Scholarship Fund, c/o Ollie Pickral, treasurer, 571 Ditchley Road, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.

Pete was a LIFE member of the 11th ACVVC

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Pete served great as our web-site manager for our website.