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Dennis J. Vavrick, Sr.

  • On January 16, 2020

Dennis J. Vavrick, Sr., age 72 of Washington, PA, formerly of Charleroi, PA, passed away surrounded by family on January 16, 2020. Born on July 11, 1947, he was the son of the late Josephine and John Vavrick of Daisytown, PA.  Beloved husband to Maria Andrews Vavrick for 53 years. Loving father to Dennis (Susan Buchanan) Vavrick, Jr., Eric “Scooter” (Bobbie Indof) Vavrick and Carrie Vavrick (Jeffrey) Selvoski. Cherished Pap to Megan and Aaron Vavrick, Alli and Jeremy Indof, and Wyatt, Jaxon, Jeffrey, Derrick, and Charles Selvoski. Survived by brother Edward (Patricia) Vavrick. He was preceded in death by his siblings John Vavrick and Nancy Vavrick Molish.

Dennis was extremely proud and involved with his grandchildren whether at their sporting events, going hunting and fishing, family gatherings, and especially the cherished trips to Disney. He also enjoyed going to the Meadows with his wife. Dennis will be dearly missed by all.

At the family’s request, a memorial service will be held privately. As a veteran, his internment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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kathleen smith
  • Jan 17 2020
Carrie ... your Dad and you sure had a special bond and he is in Heaven
Robin Bell
  • Jan 17 2020
No greater pap then he. Followed his grandchildren in all they did. Loved by all of us that shared time with him. Blessing to Gram, Carrie and the whole family. This is one man that made a mark on this world and will be ever so missed. Thankful for the memories!
Joann Conn
  • Jan 17 2020
My deepest condolence Maria and family🙏🙏 Fly high big guy going miss your big smile and twinkling blue eyes💙
Marty Dietz
  • Jan 17 2020
My deepest condolences to the entire Vavrick family. May all the cherished memories of the happy times together help you through this time full of sorrow.
Lenny Caruso
  • Jan 18 2020
Denny you have my deepest sympathy.
Bernadette Zunic
  • Jan 18 2020
Maria and family...my heartfelt sympathy to you in the loss of Denny.
Adele (Lemonovich) Urick
  • Jan 18 2020
So sorry for your loss
John McLaughlin
  • Jan 19 2020
I went to elementary school with Dennis at Cresent Height's school. Sorry for the families loss, God will heal your hearts.