John "Hamp" Hamilton CavittApril 9, 1951 ~ June 1, 2017 (age 66)
John Hamilton "Hamp" Cavitt, age 66, a Crescent resident most of his life, passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Kane Glen Hazel. He was born in Sewickley on April 9, 1951. He was preceded in death by his father John Cavitt. Beloved son of Anna Mae (Porter) Cavitt of Cranberry; cherished brother of Bonnie (Stephen) Plato of Cranberry, Roy Cavitt and Gerald (Franca) Cavitt all of Crescent; well-loved uncle of Bethany, Brian, Crystal, Carianna, Ciara and Tayla; great uncle of Matthew and Isabella. Hamp, breathed music. He wrote it, played it, sang it, all on his guitar and he listened constantly to Bob Dylan, Jonny Horton, and John Cougar Melancamp. A traveler, especially enjoying New Mexico, he spent time at the Porter Ranch and bought new cowboy boots every trip. Loving road trips and hunting, he ventured to Canada where he shot his first and only bear. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and his extended "adopted" family at Kane Glen Hazel. Visitation Tuesday (June 6) 4-8 PM with service at 7:45 PM at Copeland’s Moon Township, 981 Brodhead Rd. Rev. Dr. Donald Scandrol will officiate. Burial will be private. John's family would like to thank the staff and clients of Kane Glen Hazel for thier care and many kindnesses toward "Our Hamp".