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Eugene A. Hinchberger

June 12, 1923 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 98)


Eugene “Gene” A. Hinchberger, of Butler passed away Monday, April 18, 2022, at the age of 98.

He was born June 12, 1923 in Butler, the son of the late George and Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” (Wolfe) Hinchberger.

Gene served in WWII in the Eighth Air Force as a flight engineer on a B24 bomber. He worked at Pullman Standard, until the plant closed, as a supervisor in  the fabrication department. Gene continued to work for Trinity Industries until his retirement in 1991.

Gene was a member of All Saints Parish, St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, where he served as an usher for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Sylvia (Kerr) Hinchberger.

Four children: Yvonne (and the late David) Cole of  Butler, Kirk (Kathy) Hinchberger of Economy, Russell (Darlene) Hinchberger of Cabot and Lee Hinchberger had his fiancé Christine Sepich of Butler.

Eight grandchildren: Amanda (Tim) Wilson, Jared Cole and his fiancé, Jasmine Banks, Michael (Burcu) Hinchberger, Kaitlyn (Andrew) Harrison, Amanda Hinchberger, Danial Hinchberger, Joseph (Halie) Hinchberger and Joshua Hinchberger and his girlfriend, Allyson Comperatore.

Eight great-grandchildren: Cooper, Tyler, Zachary, Lucas, Jacob, Laynie, Nixon, Jax and Izabella.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Helena Kerr and Dorothy Hinchberger.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 6-8 pm Thursday. A Blessing Service will be held at 11:00 am Friday at the Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.

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April 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

April 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

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