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Michael J. Cehily, Jr.

May 26, 1948 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 71)

Michael John Cehily. Jr., 71, of Saxonburg passed away on June 20, 2019, surrounded by his family at the Butler VA Medical Center.

Born May 26, 1948 in Natrona Heights, PA, he was the son of Michael Cehily, Sr. and Carolyn Showak Cehily.

Michael served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1973 and was stationed at the DMZ in Korea from 1968-1969. He studied drafting at Butler Community College, receiving his Associate's degree. Mike worked as a welder at Pullman Standard and John Thrower Trucking. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Saxonburg. He was also commander of the VFW Post 7376 for 3 terms, a life member of the VFW, a life member of the NRA, and also a former Cub Scout leader. Michael enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Linda (Schmidt) Cehily, of 37 years, whom he married June 12, 1982, his son, Clint Cehily of Saxonburg, his daughter, Lindsay Cehily of Saxonburg, one sister, Diane Carbin of Butler and his grandpuppies.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received on Sunday June 23, 2019 from 2-6 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg, PA.

Services will be held Monday June 24, 2019 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Roger Keller officiating.

Interment will follow in Saxonburg Memorial Church Cemetery.

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