LaVerne E. Hinchberger, 85, of Butler passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at his residence.
Born February 4, 1934 in Butler, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Wife) Hinchberger.
He worked as a yard crane operator for Butler Armco, retiring in 1996 following 41 years service.
He was a member of St. Fidelis Roman Catholic Church in Meridian.
He enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Armco Country Club and the Esquire Club. He enjoyed playing cards and bowling. He especially enjoyed helping his family with many home projects. He was always willing to help others.
Surviving is his wife, Jeanne (Gillespie) Hinchberger, whom he married December 14,1975.
5 children: Joseph Hinchberger of Portersville, David (Jan) Hinchberger of Slippery Rock, Cindy (Jerry) McConnell of Tionesta, Rita (Harold) Watterson of Karns City and Troy (Joann) Hinchberger of Prospect.
5 step-children: Andrew Cygan of Butler, William Cygan of Pittsburgh, Douglas (Jenny) Cygan of Butler, Carol (Juan) Ibarra of Pittsburgh and Amy (William) Jackson of Butler.
30 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grand-daugher and 3 brothers.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:00 am at St. Fidelis Roman Catholic Church, 125 Buttercup Rd. Butler, PA, 16001. Interment will be at the Greenlawn Burial Estate in Mt. Chestnut.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, E-201 Pittsburgh, PA 15222.