American Veteran 09

Donald C. "Fats" Hordies

January 3, 1933 ~ February 27, 2020 (age 87)


Donald C. “Fats” Hordies age 87 of Houston passed away Thursday February 27, 2020 in Manor Care in Peters Twp. He was born January 3, 1933 in Houston a son of the late Joseph and Marcella Herlin Hordies. Mr. Hordies lived his entire life in Houston. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 of Canonsburg where he served as past commander, trustee and was on the Honor Guard. He served with the United States Army during the Korean war and prior to his retirement had been a steelworker, employed at Shenango Steel on Neville Island for 23 years. Surviving are his daughters Mary Jane Hordies and Marcy Hordies both of Washington, sister Barbara Sikora of Washington, 2 grandchildren Amanda and Adam Hordies, great granchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Fats also leaves behind his dear friends Sally and Keith Hutter and his beloved dog Benji.. Deceased in addition to his parents is his daughter Kimberly Jean Hordies who passed away February 26, 2005, his twin brother Ronald C. “Skip” Hordies who passed away Thursday March 22, 2018 and two sisters Pauline Raciborski and Elizabeth Kudlac. 

Friends are welcome from 3-8pm Monday March 2, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. To view or extend condolences please visit

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March 2, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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304 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

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