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David J Gurba

June 12, 1950 ~ August 30, 2017 (age 67)

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Mass of Christian Burial
October 9, 2017

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
300 Pike Street
Meadow Lands, PA 15347

     David J. Gurba age 67 of Washington passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 following an extended illness. He was born June 12, 1950 in Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania.  He was the son of Irene Mary Bartolameolli Gurba of Mt. Carmel and the late John Alexander Gurba. Mr. Gurba was a graduate of Trinity High School in Mechanicsburg and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business at Elizabethtown College. Prior to his retirement, he was a sales executive at the food brokerage firm of Acosta, Inc. He lived in the Washington area since 1996 where he was a member of Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Gurba was an avid sailor who was on the water as much as possible, also an airplane pilot, skier and a diehard Steelers fan. He loved animals and rescued many boxers to include his pet dog Bella.

 Left behind to cherish his memory, in addition to his mother, are his two beloved daughters; Karin Gurba Lang and her husband Jim of Ashburn Virginia and Rebecca Gurba Cooper and her husband Roy of Herndon Virginia, two grandsons; Jacob C. Lang and Lucas J. Lang, and his former wife and dear friend Dale Sunday.

  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017 in Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Roman Catholic Church, 535 Pike Street, Meadowlands. Everyone please meet at church.  Interment will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, PA, 724-745-8120.

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