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Edward T. Karsin

  • On December 28, 2021

Edward T. Karsin, age 81, of The Villages, Florida and formerly of Robinson Township, PA passed peacefully on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  By his side were his long-term companion, Mary Ann Kilgore, and his sister and brother-in-law, Karen and John Brezarich.

Beloved son of the late Theodore J. Karsin and the late Ann Kostik Karsin;  Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou Karsin; Survived by Mary Ann Kilgore; Father of Sheryl (Louis) Longobardi, Donald (Dena) Karsin, Kristyn Karsin (Hank Chavez) and Tammy (Nate) Buffington. Cherished grandfather of the late Joseph Longobardi, Nicholas Longobardi, Leanna Longobardi, Kaitlyn (Zach) Weismann, Alan Hartwick (fiancé Taylor Rezzetano), Corey Weir, and Nathan Daniel Buffington. Great grandfather of Ava Mae Hartwick.  Loving brother of Karen (John) Brezarich and the late Donald M. Karsin.

Ed proudly served in Korea along the DMZ as a member of the United States Air Force from 1957-1961.

At an early age Ed developed an interest in electronics and became a ham radio operator.  This eventually led to a long career as an Electronic Technology Instructor where he retired from Taylor Alderdice High School in 1997.

After retirement, he traveled extensively and had a passion for connecting with people from all over the world.

Family and friends received for visitation on Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 2:00-6:00pm at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care 5405 Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, PA 15136.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 12:00pm at Archangel Gabriel Parish, St. Malachy Church, Kennedy Township.  Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:  The Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741-5014.

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Don & Dena Karsin
Forever in our hearts. May you rest peacefully with our Lord. We love you.
Tammy Buffington
Although we will never be able to physically see, touch, or hear you again, you will always be in our thoughts and in our hearts forever. We love you Daddy (Pappap). Always and forever. Amen. Love, Tammy, Nate and Nathan Daniel Buffington
Robert/Barbara Frister
We will miss you being a great neighbor and friend these past nine years. Rest in peace knowing you are not forgotten.
Kim Marucci
Don and Dena, my deepest sympathy to you and you family for your loss. All my best Kim.
Mary Ann, Don and family please accept my deepest sympathy. Rest In Peace my friend.