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William Fredrick Veigh
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Visitation

2 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, January 30, 2016

Location:

Funeral Service

3 p.m.
Saturday, January 30, 2016

Location:
Hindman Funeral Home (Chandler)

Veigh, William Fredrick, 66, Johnstown, died January 25, 2016.  Born, December 29, 1949, Johnstown, son of the late George Sandor and Irene (Bock) Veigh.  Preceded in death by brother, George Sandor Veigh Jr., and sisters, Gretchen Ester Veigh and Mercedes “Sue” Veigh. Survived by brother, Daniel Bock Veigh, Johnstown; cousins, Tom and John Casker. Fred was a graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School and the University of Pittsburgh, he was a locally respected archaeologist and antique collector.  Fred was an esteemed member of the Carnegie Museum working as an independent Field Associate in Anthropology and past secretary of the Somerset County Archaeological Society.  Mr. Veigh lead and consulted on digs both locally and internationally.  He published many abstracts and presented his findings to colleagues and public groups.  All who knew him and dealt with him admired his fairness and knowledge of historical items.  He will be sadly missed by his longtime friends Sarah Joy and Bruce Amshel. Friends received Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. 146 Chandler Ave., Pastor Denise Todero, officiating.  Private interment, Grandview Cemetery.    Memorial contributions may be sent to: Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy, 119 Jari Dr., Johnstown, PA 15904.  Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com