Keith C. “Griz” Herron, 69, of Chippewa Twp., formerly of New Brighton and Brighton Twp., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving girls on Saturday, June 27, 2020 in Good Samaritan Hospice.
Born May 27, 1951 in Beaver Falls, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Elizabeth (Rhodes) Herron. A graduate of Beaver High School in 1969, Keith went on to proudly serve in the United States Army in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was employed by PennDOT for 35 years, where he worked as a line painter, mechanic, and equipment operator. A member of the American Legion Post 19, Keith also enjoyed working on cars, helping others, gardening, listening to classic rock, and scratching instant lottery tickets.
He is survived by his loving girls, Elizabeth Herron (Adam Comley), Amanda (Brad) Phillips and Tammy Dinello; his grandchildren, Bella, Hailey, Alana and Cloe Joslin, Alyssa and Waylon Phillips, and Jessica Herron; his great-grandchildren, Arabella and Gabriel; his brother, Kevin (Kate) Herron; and his beloved friend, MaryKay Hobbs.
Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2pm-4pm and 6pm until the time of services at 8pm in the Gabauer Funeral Home-1133 Penn Avenue, New Brighton-www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com. Rev. Lee Bittner will officiate.
Private interment will take place in Beaver Cemetery.
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