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Lawrence F. Byerly

September 5, 1932 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 87)


Lawrence F. "Doodle" Byerly, 87, of Jeannette, died Sunday, March 8, 2020 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born, September 5, 1932 in Greensburg, a son of the late Francis and Emma Errett Byerly.  Prior to retirement he was a laborer at General Tire.  He was a veteran of the US Army, having served during the Korean War.  He was a member of American Legion Post #344 of Jeannette, an avid golfer and a Pittsburgh and Jayhawks sports fan.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ida May Flemm Byerly and three brothers, William, Richard and Sam Byerly and Sam's wife Betty.  He is survived by four children; Michele McMahan and her husband Scott of Greensburg, Lawrence Byerly and his wife Chris of NJ, William Byerly and his wife Connie of Jacksonville, FL and Kelly Rowe and her husband Bill of Greensburg, 9 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a sister, LaRue Garrick of Jeannette and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received 4:00pm - 8:00pm Tuesday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette.  A funeral service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday in the funeral home with Rev. Frank S. Podolinski, Jr. officiating.  Entombment with military honors accorded by the Jeannette Combined Veterans will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Legion Post #344, 109 S. 5th Street, Jeannette, PA 15644.  The Jeannette Combined Veterans will hold services in the funeral home 7:00 pm Tuesday.  To send on-line condolences, visit 

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March 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Funeral Service
March 11, 2020

11:00 AM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644


American Legion Post #344
109 S Fifth Street, Jeannette PA 15644

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