NEW CASTLE, PA. David Edward LaRew Sr., 64, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
He was born May 22, 1949, in Brownsville, Pa., the son of the late Clarence and Elnora Brewer LaRew.
David worked for Saw Hill Tube in Sharon, Pa., and Sheet & Tube in Youngstown as a press operator and then became an independent truck driver.
He is survived by his children, David E. LaRew Jr. of Pittsburgh, Christopher (Cheryl) LaRew of Madison, Brian (Patty) LaRew of Youngstown, Mark LaRew of Liberty Township, Tammy (Corey) LaRew of Poland, David Michael Petey LaRew of Liberty Township, and Chrissy LaRew of Liberty Township; sisters Jo Ann Jones of Butler, Pa., Louise Fay Davis of Charleroi, Pa., Edna (Richard) Luciani of Charleroi, Pa., Linda Johnson of Edinburg, Pa., and Darla (Dave) Crowl of Elwood City, Pa.; brothers Russell (Dixie) LaRew of Marrani, Pa., and Clarence Ducky LaRew of Somerset, Pa.; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Doris Lang and Sandra Ruth LaRew; brothers Raymond Brewer and Burner LaRew; and granddaughter Kandace Johnston.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard.
Family will receive relatives and friends from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Davids request was that material contributions be made to his grandchildren, Phoebe, Aleena and Kathryn.
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