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Wade R. Higgs

Born: Sun., Mar. 15, 1925
Died: Mon., Aug. 17, 2015

Private Interment

Location: Monongahela cemetery

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Of Brinton Towers, Braddock Hills, age 90, on Monday, August 17, 2015.

Wade was born on March 15, 1925 in Braddock where he was raised.  He was a World War II US Army Veteran serving in the Pacific Theatre. Wade was awarded 4 Bronze Stars during his service. For 36 years, Wade was an employee of the Elkin Mortuary in North Braddock. He performed multiple tasks for Elkin Mortuary but was best known as their exemplary limousine and hearse driver.

Wade was the last surviving sibling of Elizabeth Aiello, Joseph Higgs and Ruth Tronsberg. 

He is survived by nieces, nephews and their children.

Private arrangements are with Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home, 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.


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