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Gerald R. "Dick" Hegan

September 20, 1927 March 23, 2019
Gerald R. "Dick" Hegan
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Obituary for Gerald R. "Dick" Hegan

Gerald R. "Dick" Hegan, 91, of Ligonier, died Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.

He was born September 20, 1927 in Laughlintown, a son of the late Charles B.and Missouri Darr Hegan.

Prior to his retirement Dick had been the former owner and operator of the Mack M. Darr. Co. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a dedicated and active member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He had been past Post Commander of Byers-Tosh, American Legion #267, and enjoyed golfing with the "Ligonier Duffers 16." He was on the building committee in 1964 when the Ligonier Valley High School was being constructed.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mildred "Millie" Matovic Hegan in 2009, three sisters: Desi Strickler, Clare Sadler, and Nellie Williams, four brothers: John I Hegan, Edgar "Tebe" Hegan, Charles B. Hegan, Jr., and William L. Hegan, and a son-in-law, Todd Quick..

Dick is survived by four children: Colleen (Robert) Scaffardi, Amy Quick, and Gary R. (Mickie) Hegan, all of Latrobe, and Sandra Lynn Hegan of Ligonier, five grandchildren , Michael (Rachel) Scaffardi, Marina Scaffardi, Kristin (Nathan) Johnston, Matthew (Robin) Hegan, and Brandon Smolka, and eight great grandchildren: Kailey and Logan Johnston, Kendall, Kya, Cooper, and Camden Hegan, and Maddox and Crosby Scaffardi.

A service to celebrate Dick's life is being planned for May at Calvary United Methodist Church on a day and time to be announced.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dick's memory to the Calvary United Methodist Church or to Excela Health Hospice.

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