David Lee Daw, Jr.

March 2, 1942 ~ January 27, 2018 (age 75)

David Lee Daw, Jr., age 75, a Moon Township resident since 1968, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 surrounded by the love and presence of his family at Heritage Valley Beaver. Born in Braddock on March 2, 1942, he was one of three to Josephine (Battistella) Daw of Level Green and the late David Lee Daw, Sr. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Marie Kemerer Daw. They have two devoted children Leah Perkins and husband Jeffrey and Justin Daw both of Moon Township; three cherished grandchildren Adia Perkins, Luca Garzone and Macen Perkins; one sister AnnaLee Mitsch of Level Green. He was also predeceased by his brother Richard Daw. David, a graduate of St. Anselm High School, class of 1961, had a long sales career in Logistics and was a member of the Pittsburgh Transportation Association. He was most proud of coaching youth soccer which he loved. His other hobbies included Going Home Greyhounds (a greyhound rescue group), was an avid golfer, a wine enthusiast, and had played high school basketball. David was also an Army Reservist and a member of St. Catherine of Siena Parish. Visitation Tuesday (Jan. 30) 2-4, 6-8 at Copeland’s Moon Township, 981 Brodhead Rd where prayers will be recited at 11:15 AM on Wednesday (Jan. 31) followed by Mass at 12 Noon at St. Catherine of Siena in Crescent. Entombment will follow in Coraopolis Cemetery. Family suggests donations in his name to the American Lung Association, (

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