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DAVID DUFFY BARTO, 87 years old, of Slovan, PA, died on Friday, July 24, 2009, at The Donnell House in Washington, PA. 

David was born in Slovan, PA, on June 11, 1922 to the late Lukaria Federoff Barto and the late Paul Barto.  He married Alyce Lovin Barto in Burgettstown, PA, on June 30, 1951.

David was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church.  He was a veteran of the U.S.  Army in World War II.   Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster recipient.  He was a Life Member of V.F.W.  Post No.  6553 Barto Post and a Life Member of the Knights of Columbus, 3rd degree in Burgettstown.  He was also a member of Burgettstown Area Senior Center.  He was a 1940 graduate of Union High School. 

He was retired as a Machinist from the Machine Shop of National Steel/Weirton Division.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Barry Clark Barto; his brothers, John, Fred, Sergie, and Steve Barto; his sisters, Nellie Panameroff and Pauline Guiddy and Repa Fuller.

He is survived by his wife, Alyce Lovin Barto; his daughter, Debra Sheridan (John) of Orland Park, IL; his two sons, David Barto (Deborah) of Paris, PA; and Michael Barto (Rosanne) of Severna Park, MD; his five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; his two sisters, Anne Kempa of Pittsburgh, PA and Vera Bumbera of Florida.

Friends were received at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home Inc, 3721 Main Street, Weirton, WV, on Sunday, July 26, 2009, from 1-4p.m. and 6-9p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial was held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Burgettstown, PA on Monday, July 27, 2009 at 1 pm with Father Bob Staszewski officiating.

Burial was conducted at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Burgettstown.  Military Funeral Service by: Barto V.F.W.  Post No.  6553 with Honor Guard. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that Memorials be made to the : Barry Clark Barto Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o 130 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021.

 

 

 

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