Curtis “Curt” Dwight Elliott, Sr., 74, of Jeannette, died from a sudden illness on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA, surrounded by his family. He was born December 17, 1944, in Hannastown, PA, the son of the late Russell D. and Mary Elva (Hite) Elliott. He retired as Public Works Foreman from the City of Jeannette in 2007. Curt was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps and past Commander of the Jeannette VFW Post 8240. He was a member of the Jeannette American Legion and the Combined Veterans Honor Guard. He enjoyed spending time with his family and tending to his garden. He spent much of his free time supporting the VFW and anybody in need of a hand. He was preceded in death by his sister Jeannette Elliott and brothers Russell D. Elliott, Jr., James K. Elliott, Richard D. Elliott, and Harold “Bob” Elliott. He is survived by his loving wife, Veronica (Sorice) Elliott of Jeannette, his children; Curtis “Chip” Elliott, Jr. and wife Traci, of Brighton, Michigan, Tracey Elliott of Frederick, Maryland, Christopher Elliott and wife Jessica of North Huntingdon and Nicholas Elliott and wife Colleen of Gibsonia; his grandchildren Shane Petrill, Zachary Petrill, Colton Elliott, Madison Elliott, Christopher (CJ) Elliott, Jr., Joshua Elliott, Veronica (Vera) Elliott, and Rose Elliott; great-grandson Logan Abarca; brothers Emory R. Elliott, of Jeannette, William E. Elliott and his wife, Linda, of Phoenix, Clyde A. Elliott and his wife, Janet, of Greensburg; sisters Barbara J. Fox and her husband, Allan, of Greensburg, and Sylvia Jean Smartnick of Greensburg; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, 201 N. First St., Jeannette, PA 15644. Additional visitation will be Friday 10 to time of service 11AM in the funeral home. Interment immediately following at Westmoreland County Memorial Park with Full Military Honors and accorded by the Jeannette Combined Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Semper Fi Fund supporting injured veterans.
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