Douglas A. “Doug” Leighty, Jr., 52 of Scottdale died Wednesday afternoon, December 18, 2019 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous two year battle with ALS.
He was born March 31, 1967 in Greensburg, the son of Douglas A. Leighty, Sr. and Theresa Palla Leighty of Ruffsdale.
He was a member of The Partner Parish of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson.
Doug was a graduate of Southmoreland High School Class of 1985. He was also a graduate of St. Vincent College, Latrobe where he received a degree in computer science.
He was employed by UPS, New Stanton as an IT Tech for 28 years. He coached high school football at Southmoreland and also their Baseball team. He also coached for Bullskin Baseball and Football teams and St. John the Baptist Parochial School, Basketball team. Doug will always be remembered by the teams he coached, for his knowledge, love and friendship. He enjoyed spending time with his sons, by being involved in coaching them and their teams throughout their school years.
Doug was a loving Husband to his wife and Father to his sons and also to his many friends throughout his lifetime.
Doug is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him,
In addition to his parents, Doug is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 31 years, Cathileen Leighty (Mucha), whom he married Sept. 2, 1995;
His Three Loving and devoted sons:
Douglas A. Leighty
Zakery A. Leighty
And Jonathan J. Leighty all of Scottdale
Kenneth J. Leighty of Ruffsdale
Anthony “Tony” Mucha of Connellsville
His Brother and Sister-In-Laws:
Kimmie Mucha of Scottdale
Debbie Mucha and Brian Leonard of Connellsville
Anthony W. Mucha of Connellsville
And Adam “Bub” Mucha
And a number of Aunts, Uncles and Cousins
Doug’s family cordially invites his family and friends to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Friday from 6 – 8PM and Saturday from 12PM – 7PM, at which time a Funeral Liturgy will be held in the Funeral Home with, Rev. Elmer Alforque, Administrator for the Partner Parish of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Scottdale.
Private Interment will follow.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family suggests, Memorials be directed to the Doug Leighty Jr. Athletic Memorial Scholarship Fund, C/O PNC Bank 700 W. Main St. Mt. Pleasant, Pa. 15666.
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