David Hockabout, Age 72, of Crafton, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Beloved husband of Joan (Lageman) Hockabout; father of Melanie (Marcos Perez) Hockabout, Ian Hockabout, and Danielle (Joseph) Lariviere; dearly beloved grandfather of Caitlin and Colleen; brother of Happy Stuart, Thomas Hockabout, Martha Joy, and the late Anne Meredith; also survived by many nieces and nephews. David was a U.S. Airforce veteran during the Vietnam War, a former academic advisor for the University of Pittsburgh, followed by 20 years of employment for Borders Books. In keeping with David's loving and generous spirit, it was his decision to donate life so that others may live. His passion was baseball and he was a dedicated fan of the San Francisco Giants. As per David's request, there will be NO VIEWING. Family and friends are invited to the Mass of Christian Burial, 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Philip Catholic Church, Crafton. (Everyone please meet at the church.) Arrangements by SCHEPNER-MCDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, Crafton. Inurnment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with Military Honors. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in David's name to Earthjustice, 50 California Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94111, earthjustice.org/monthly.
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