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Donald Blane Kooser, Jr.

April 3, 1974 ~ January 17, 2021 (age 46)

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Donald Blane Kooser, Jr., 46, of Connellsville, passed away suddenly on Sunday January 17, 2021.

He was born on April 3, 1974 in Connellsville, a son of Thomas and Donna (Metzger) Armstrong.

After graduating from high school, Donnie became certified in welding.

Donnie loved football, hunting, and fishing. He enjoyed camping at Big Bear Campground and was previously employed at Bud Murphy’s and Carry All Products, Inc.

In addition, he was a huge WVU fan.

He always had a smile that could light up a room.

Donnie loved his 3 children, Justine, Cole and Jayden Kooser more than anything.

Donnie is survived by his parents, Thomas and Donna (Metzger) Armstrong; his 3 children; his sisters, Julie Borris (Dale Peck), Jodi (Micky) Ardabell, and Tammy Rose (Gary Leonard) and Sheri Armstrong and also many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clyde and Pearl Metzger; paternal grandparents, William and Grace Kooser and JT and Libby Armstrong, and his sister, Kathy Younkin.

Visitation with the family will be held at the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Thursday from 2pm to 8pm with the funeral service being held at 6pm with Pastor Lee Maley officiating.

Interment will be held privately.

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January 21, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paul G. Fink Funeral Home, Inc.
418 N Pittsburgh Street
Connellsville, PA 15425

Funeral Service
January 21, 2021

6:00 PM
Paul G. Fink Funeral Home, Inc.
418 N Pittsburgh Street
Connellsville, PA 15425

Private Interment

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