January 25, 2021 - October 29, 2012
Age 62, of Cranberry Township, entered into heaven on Monday, October 29, 2012 after fighting a courageous two-year battle with brain cancer. Born December 6, 1949 in Pittsburgh to the late Wilbert and Ruth (Helmstetter) Charnock. Beloved husband of 41 years to Catherine (Hurley) Charnock; loving father of Kimberly (Jason) Pitell, Brian (Karen) Charnock, Christine (Charles) Sevin, Gregory Charnock, and Sarah Charnock; proud PapPap of Denali Pitell, Mya and Ellie Charnock, and Allison and Taylor Sevin; brother of Diane (Bob) Snyder; brother-in-law of Sister Frances Hurley CSJ, Peggy and Jerry Hannan, Pat and Ron Jurann, John and Denise Hurley, Betty and Larry Fabbroni, Joe and Roberta Hurley, Rita and Bob Bates, Rose and Tom Sippel, Bob and Cindy Hurley, Lori Hurley and Alan Schlossberg, Sister Dorothy Pashuta CSJ; loved by many aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. Dave was a loving and caring husband and father who always made family his first priority. He held several significant positions in many organizations including North Hills Jaycess (president), Cranberry Community Chest (president), and Vincentian Home (board member). He was a very devout Catholic and was a member of St. Ferdinand parish. He was an Eucharistic minister, marriage prep teacher, volunteer at festivals, member of St. Vincent DePaul society, former president of the Parish Council, and current member of the Pastoral Council. Dave was a well educated and incredibly smart man. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and an MBA from Robert Morris. He previously worked at Rothman Gordon and recently retired as the Chief Operating Officer at Alpern Rosenthal. Friends and Family will be received Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp. (724) 772-8800. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Ferdinand Church Friday, 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Ferdinand’s Building fund and St. Ferdinand’s Saint Vincent DePaul Society.