David G. Granato, 54, of Charleroi, was called to the Lord on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Born on July 26, 1966, he was the son of David and Shirley (Hussar) Granato, who survive, of Long Branch.
Dave was Christian by faith and was a licensed electrician and was currently working as a mechanic for Campbell Transportation. He was well known as a BBQ man, as he loved smoking meat and cooking. He was a Charleroi Midget League football coach for several years and he loved riding his Harley and kayaking. He was a member of the Italian, Belgian, and Russian clubs of Charleroi, the Slavic club of North Charleroi and the Charleroi Booster Club.
In addition to his parents, Dave is survived by his loving companion, Mary Oler, of Charleroi; children, Jamie and Josh Granato; sisters, Pam McClelland, of Long Branch, and Robin (Mark) Marchesini, of Belle Vernon; brother, Rich Granato, of Long Branch; former wife, Darla Speers, and her mother Patricia, of Charleroi; fur babies, Gizmo and Rosey; cat Willie; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Friends will be received from 3 to 8 pm on Sunday, August 2 in the CARL J. SPALLINO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Joseph A. Lopez, funeral director. A celebration of Dave's life will be at 11 am on Monday at the North Charleroi Rec Park, followed by a picnic.
Out of respect to elder family members as well as state mandates, masks will be required to enter the funeral home and social distancing guidelines will apply. Those that are unable or uncomfortable attending Sunday visitation are strongly encouraged to attend the outdoor gathering on Monday.
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