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September 18, 2012
The Times Observer

Michael V. Lindvay, 91, of Warren, Pa. died Monday morning, September 17, 2012 after an extended illness. He was born September 5, 1921 in Lackron, Green Co., Pa. to the late Michael and Mary Lindvay. He has resided most of his life in Warren County, Pa. and was a 1941 graduate of Youngsville High School. He earned a certificate of blueprint reading at a correspondence school in Scranton, Pa. Michael had served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the U.S. Signal Air Warning Battalion as a signal corps ground aircraft observer, plotting, waterproofing and sharpshooting during World War II and received 5 bronze stars serving in Normandy, France, Belgium and Central Europe. He owned and operated the former Lindvay Diner in the 1960's in Youngsville, Pa. and was employed for 35 years as a Class A Fitter with the former Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel Corporation retiring from there in 1986. Michael was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church and a former member of the Holy Name Society. He was a life member of the Clarendon V.F.W. and served as commander of the former Warren V.F.W. Post 631 and was district commander of the 19th District. He was a former commander of the Coodie and a member of the Warren American Legion Post 135, Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, Warren Eagles Aerie, Sugar Grove Senior Center Kitchen Volunteer and bingo caller, Senior Olympics participant, avid walker, walking 3 miles everyday, avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He placed flags on veterans' graves at Wetmore Cemetery. He made numerous clocks and sold them nationwide. He enjoyed gardening and helping his wife can vegetables.



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