||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
Interment was private at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil
Funeral arrangements were handled by the Paul R. Ajak Funeral Home,
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
Pete served great as our web-site manager for our