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Melvin Charles Harlan

April 8, 1941 — September 20, 2020

Melvin Charles Harlan, 79, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at home. He was born April 8, 1941 in Glassport and was the son of the late Harold E. and Lucy I. (Gunder) Harlan. Melvin was a member and greeter at St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Township. He was also a member of the adult education and fellowship group there. He was retired from Eastman Chemical Co, and had previously worked for US Steel Clairton Works. Melvin was a 1959 graduate of Glassport High School and was a US Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was an avid golfer, gardener, fisherman and sports fan. His biggest pride was his family. He is survived by his wife, Pamela K. (Mayou) Harlan, daughters, Kelli M. (David) Yant of Penn Township and Susan E. (Walter) Legge of Elizabeth Township, grandchildren, Andrew, Jacob, Benjamin, and Gabriel Yant and Emilia and Kathryn Legge, brother, Harold E. Harlan of Pensacola, FL, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Harlan, and sister, Donna M. Harlan. Friends are welcome Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michael Parish on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10 am. The Rev. Thomas Wagner will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Michael Parish RCIA Program, 101 McLay Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
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Visitation

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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Mass

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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