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Thomas "Tucker" Timlin

d. October 5, 2011

Thomas P. "Tucker" Timlin, 87, of Roscoe, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, in Dunlevy Gardens Personal Care Community. Born in Brownsville, on June 8, 1924, he was a son of the late Thomas W. and Mary V. Murphy Timlin. Tucker was a World War II veteran serving with the 157th Army Engineers Battalion C where he received a commendation for bravery and daring. After the war he went to work for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel in the Allenport plant from where he retired in 1981 as a crane man. He was a proud member of American Legion Post 801 in Roscoe for over 50 years. Tucker is survived by a son, Thomas P. Timlin, Jr., and wife Becky, of Apollo; a daughter, Mareen Lindsay and husband, Jerry, of Speers; a granddaughter, Kimberly Leasure and husband, Michael, of Roscoe; a grandson, Timothy Lindsay and wife, Jill, of Monessen; three beautiful great-granddaughters, who were the light of his life, Lindsay Leasure, Paige Lindsay, and Kennedy Lindsay; and a sister, Marian McGurk, of Line Lexington, Pa. He also leaves behind a niece, two nephews, and several loyal friends who brightened his days with their visits. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Lois Jean Whiteman Timlin, on April 27, 1995; a brother, Edward Timlin; an infant son, Joseph Timlin; and an infant granddaughter, Mindy Timlin. Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., 1008 Furlong Avenue, Roscoe, where American Legion Post 801 will conduct their service at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, October 8, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora.

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