Alfred H. Tournay, Jr., 63, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020, in Washington Hospital, surrounded by his family. He spent his entire life in McDonald.
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He was born April 21, 1950, in Canonsburg, a son of the late Alfred Tournay, Sr. and Delores Longstreth Tournay.
He worked at J&L Steel for 10 years until it closed. He then worked for Warren Fein for 20 years. In 2000, he started the Tournay & Son Trim Carpentry business; which he passed onto his son Eddie in 2007.
Mr. Tournay was a US Army Vietnam War veteran, serving 3 years of active duty and 6 years in the Reserves. He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, a member and past president of the Belgium Club in McDonald and past trustee of the VFW Post 567. He loved watching Steeler football. He also enjoyed traveling, especially with his grandchildren. He liked parasailing and while in Jamaica, climbed Dunns River Falls.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Bonnie Toward Tournay of McDonald; sons: Alfred Tournay III and Timothy, and Eddie (Kim) Tournay of Hickory; grandchildren: Zachary, Kailee, Ally-Grace and Ava and his best friend, his pug, Coco Chanel. Also surviving is a brother Robert of Aliquippa, his Aunt Rosemarie (Frank) Barbetta, and nephew Brad Tournay. He is preceded in death by a brother Rick.
At the request of the family all arrangements are private and are entrusted to Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 314 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald (724-926-2800). Burial at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies will be held at a later date with full military rites accorded by Canonsburg VFW #191 and a prayer service.
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