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Charles H. Van Ryn

December 22, 1955 ~ November 2, 2020 (age 64)

Obituary

Charles H. Van Ryn, age 64 of Clairton, passed away on November 2, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital.  Born December 22, 1955 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Harvey F., Jr. and Cynthia M. (Gambino) Van Ryn.  He worked as a bargeman at U.S. Steel Clairton Works for 34 years and was a member of Clairton Sportsmen's Club, Clairton Auxiliary Police, Club 46, and loved spending time at his camp in Somerset with his best friends Bobby and Joy Gindlesperger.  Charles is survived by his wife, Kimberly Lesko of Clairton; sisters Angela (Ken) Leonard of Buffalo, NY, Anita Van Ryn of Clairton, and Mary (Marty Altschaffle) Puckett of Charleroi; and nieces and nephews Benjamin, Katie, Allison, Charli (Ryan) Kuhn, and Luke.  Friends will be received at the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, Clairton, on Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 12 PM to 3 PM and 5 PM to 8PM.  Masks are required; CDC and State guidelines will be observed; and social distancing will be enforced on funeral home property.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, St. Clare Site, Clairton, at 10 AM.  Burial will follow at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 5, 2020

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home
555 Fifth Street
Clairton, PA 15025

Visitation
Thursday
November 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home
555 Fifth Street
Clairton, PA 15025

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
November 6, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Clare of Assisi Church (Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish)
460 Reed Street
Clairton, PA 15025

Committal
Friday
November 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Round Hill Cemetery
2131 Round Hill Church Road
Elizabeth, PA 15037

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