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Official Obituary of

Albert Lacanic

May 24, 2023

Albert Lacanic Obituary


Albert Joseph Lacanic, 78, of Saxonburg entered the Kingdom of Jesus Christ on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Al was born in Charleroi on April 14, 1945, son of the late Milan and Mary (Soltis) Lacanic. He graduated from Monessen High School in 1962. After serving honorably in the U.S. Army, Al began his career as Safety Manager at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel in Monessen and Allenport for 27 years. He retired from Fidelity National Information Services as a Call Center Specialist in 2007. Al and the love of his life, Marlene E. Drescher, whom he married on October 14, 1995, lived in Natrona Heights, and later moved to Saxonburg. Al was an active Member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sarver. He was an avid reader, solitaire and mahjong player, crossword puzzle solver, and Supporter of the Kinetic Theatre and the Pittsburgh Public Theater. Life, according to Al, “We are born, we live, we love and are loved, we laugh, we suffer, and we die.  Just an ordinary guy who did ordinary things.”  

Surviving are his wife of 27 years and a nephew, Russell (Melanie) Lacanic of Florida. 

Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Michael Lacanic. 

Family and Friends will be received Tuesday, May 30, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 409 Sarver Road, Sarver, PA with a Celebration of Life Service to follow, Reverend Shawn W. Smith officiating. Interment of the Ashes will be Saxonburg Memorial Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 128, Sarver, PA 16055. 

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May 30, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul s Lutheran Church in Sarver (Saxonburg)

Funeral Service
May 30, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Paul s Lutheran Church in Sarver (Saxonburg)


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