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Larry J. Volk, Sr.

August 10, 1942 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 78)


Larry J. Volk, Sr., 78, of Jeannette died Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.  He was born August 10, 1942 in Jeannette, a son of the late Ralph and Wilda Buckley Volk.  Larry was a graduate of Jeannette High School and Waynesburg University.  Prior to retirement, he was a beloved teacher in the Jeannette School District for 37 years.  In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by siblings; Don Volk, Wilda Volk Bair and Ruth Volk Casale.  He is survived by three children; Dawn Volk and Christen Volk, both of Jeannette and Larry Volk, Jr. and his wife Natalie of CO, two grandchildren, Gavin Holemeyer and Pearl Volk, siblings; Gladys Kurlej of Murrysville, Phyllis Roscher of North Huntingdon, James Volk of Jeannette, and Dorothy Passaro of Irwin, sister-in-law, Loretta Volk of Irwin, brother-in-law, Don Bair of Hempfield Twp. and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  Friends will be received 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette.  Funeral service and entombment will be held 10:00am Tuesday and is for family and extended family only.  Larry's family asks that you wear a mask in the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at  To send on-line condolences, visit

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June 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Please note
The funeral service is for family and extended family only.


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