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William "Bill" Taukus

April 14, 1948 — November 30, 2016

William "Bill" Tautkus 68 of Charleroi died Wednesday November 30, 2016. Born July 14, 1948 in Donora, a son of Paul and Mary Bruce Tautkus. Bill was a 1966 graduate of Donora High School, and a member of Mary, Mother of the Church Charleroi. He was a Vietnam War veteran serving in the United States Air Force for 4 years stationed in Thailand in direct support of the war. Retired from US Steel Clairton Works after 35 years of service. Bill was an avid hunter and loved the mountains and outdoors. Left to cherish his memory is his fiancee Carol Kaplan of Ridgeway,  3 brothers David (Jennie) Tautkus of Carroll Twp., Gary (Gail) Tautkus of Crawley, LA, and Ray (Lynn) Tautkus of Long Branch, 2 sisters, Nancy (John) Skocik of Uniontown and Helen (Charles) Berry of Derry, several nieces and nephews and his constant companion Champ. Bill was preceded in death by his wife Dolores Leo Tautkus in April 2004. Visitation will be held on Friday December 2, 2016 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc. 235 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi where a Blessing service will be held on Saturday December 3, 2016 at 10:00am with Rev. Gerald Mikonis. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Fallowfield Twp. where Military Honors will be accorded by the US. Air Force Honor Guard. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Carol Kaplan for her loving care, Via Quest Hopsice and Monongahela Valley Hospital. Online condolences may be made at http://www.pavlicfuneralhomes.com/

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Visitation

Friday, December 2, 2016

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.

Charleroi, PA

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Visitation

Friday, December 2, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.

Charleroi, PA

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Blessing Service

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Leonard M. Pavlic Funeral Homes, Inc.

Charleroi, PA

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Interment

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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