Richard B. “Kats” Kieta, 81, of Smock, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 11, 2021 at his home.
He was born March 15, 1940 in Smock, a son of the late Frank and Ella (Fudala) Kieta.
For many years, Kats worked for and retired from Franklin Township.
He was a member of the Amvets General George C. Marshall Post #103.
Kats is survived by his stepson, Darrell Morris and wife Michele of Dunbar; step-daughter, Tammie Nelson and husband Roy of Dunbar; step-grandchildren, Samantha Nelson, Brandon Springer, Keith Petrone; step-great-grandchildren, Brandon Jr. and Savannah and Aiden and Gavin; sister, Lillian Wheeler and husband Richard of Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne A. (McQuigg) Morris-Kieta (Jan. 2021); siblings, Ann, Frank, Leonard, Lorraine, Bernard, and Florence.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Tuesday April 20th from 5pm until the hour of the funeral service at 7pm with Pastor Lee Maley officiating and Military Rites accorded by the Amvets General George C. Marshall Post #103.
Private interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar, will be privately held at a later date.
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