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Wayne R. "Bud" Specht, Jr.

September 21, 1976 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 45)

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Wayne R. “Bud” Specht, Jr., 45, of Latrobe, died Monday, June 6, 2022 at home.  He was born September 21, 1976 in Greensburg, a son of Wayne R. Sr. and Avis L. (Peffer) Specht of Latrobe.  He was a Marine Corps veteran and worked as a Sergeant corrections officer at SCI Laurel Highlands.  Bud enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing and was a member of several local social clubs including United Slovak, American Legion Posts #982 (Unity Township) and #446 (Mt. Pleasant).  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Suzanne M. (Karfelt) Specht of Mt. Pleasant, two children, Michael R. Specht and wife Keri of North Irwin and Taylor R. Specht and fiancé Lawrence Kravice of Hickory, NC, a granddaughter, Elliana Specht, two sisters, Carol Karcheski of Groton, CT and Cindy Dalton and husband Tim of Latrobe and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Glen Karcheski.  Friends will be received from 4 to 8 PM Friday at the Leo M. Bacha Funeral Home, Inc., 2072 Route 130, Pleasant Unity, where funeral services will be held at 10 AM Saturday with The Rev. William A. Schaeffer officiating.  Military service and interment will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Township.  The family suggests memorial contributions be made to United Slovak Club Scholarship fund.

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June 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pleasant Unity Location
2072 Route 130, P.O. Box 504
Pleasant Unity, PA 15676

Funeral Service
June 11, 2022

10:00 AM
Pleasant Unity Location
2072 Route 130, P.O. Box 504
Pleasant Unity, PA 15676

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