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Vincent C. Kruel

September 19, 1961 ~ October 14, 2018 (age 57)

Vincent C. Kruel, 57, of Herminie, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at home, surrounded by his family, after a short battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 19, 1961, in Greensburg, son of the late Stanley "Sonny" and Patty (Johnston) Kruel. He was an Army Reserves veteran, having served for eight years. He was a pharmacy technician, having worked for Express Scripts, in North Huntingdon, for 12 years. He enjoyed working on computers, carpentry, helping others and fishing. He also had a love for his dogs. He enjoyed walking them and spoiling them daily. Vince is survived by his loving and caring wife of 24 years, Catherine (Bukowski) Kruel; two brothers, Sonny Kruel, of Irwin, and Keith Kruel; and a sister, Lorri Kruel, of Irwin. He is also survived by his beloved dogs, Precious, Dog and Corky, whom he loved dearly. Vince will be dearly missed by his family, friends and coworkers. The family would like to thank his physicians, Dr. Navarro and Dr. Gill, for their compassionate care. A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the. JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., 404 Sewickley Ave., Herminie, PA 15637, 724-446-7251, at which time a memorial service will be held in the funeral home to celebrate Vince's life. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to All But Furgotten, Animal Shelter, 70 Carpenter Lane, North Huntingdon, PA 15642, in memory of Vince. To send online condolences, please visit

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All But Furgotten, Inc.
70 Carpenter Lane, North Huntingdon PA 15642

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