M. DeWayne Hindman

August 22, 1939 ~ November 21, 2020 (age 81)


M. DeWayne “Pete” Hindman, 81, of Butler passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at his residence.

Born August 22,1939 in Petrolia, he was a son of the late Twila Mae (Gillman) Hindman.

Pete worked as a machine operator for Kennametal Industry for 17 years until it's closing. He retired from Union Real Estate of Pittsburgh in 2001.

He was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church in Butler.

He enjoyed his tractor, mowing grass, gardening, bird watching and being outdoors. He looked forward to  family and friends stopping to visit.  At the holidays Pete was especially proud to show off his Baklava.  He was a member of the I.O.O.F. 

Surviving is his loving wife M. Gala (Rekich) Hindman, whom he married June 26, 1965. Pete's beloved son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Gayle Hindman of Butler.

The joy of his life were his granddaughters Kyleigh  Jarosinsk "Papoose" of OH., and Ava  Hindman "Snowflake" of Butler.

Along with  brothers-in -law and  sisters-in-law,Carlie (Ron) Saeler, Frank (Jane) Rekich, Steve (Mary) Rekich, Ted (Lisa) Rekich and Julie (Bill) Rodgers. Numerous nieces and nephews who he adored.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James LeVerne and John Earl Hindman. His sister, M. Kathleen Eagle Kimmell.

The family would like to thank the Visiting Nurses of Western PA (VNA) Especially Travis and Lori.They would also like to thank the numerous help from their surrounding neighbors. With a heartfelt "So long" to Jim and Andi. A special "Goodbye" from Pete to his dear coffee drinking buddies at McDonald's Clearveiw.

Due to current mandates, unfortunately visitation will be limited to family from 3:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday at Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001. A open Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Wednesday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean St., Butler PA 16001. Interment will follow at Butler County Memorial Park.

As risks decrease and mandates are lifted and safety is reassured, there will be a celebration of Pete's life at a date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.





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November 24, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

Mass of Christian Burial
November 25, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Paul Roman Catholic Church (North McKean St)

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