Gary A. Faith, 51, of Saltsburg passed away Thursday at home.
He was born in Altoona, son of Kenneth John Faith Jr. of Altoona and Eleanor (Markle) Houser of Altoona.
In addition to his parents, Gary is survived by his wife of 29 years, Lynnette S. (Shaw) Faith; children: Alan M. (Lindsey) of Plum and Sean C., Deanna L. and Matthew S., all of Saltsburg; a sister, Lori F. (James) Pastore of Altoona; a step-father, Richard S. Houser of Altoona; three aunts; one uncle; one nephew; and several nieces.
Gary was a 1980 graduate of Riggle's Gap Christian Academy, received his Bachelor's in electrical design engineering Technology from Penn State Capital Campus in 1984, and obtained his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
He was self-employed in computer sales and networking for more than 20 years.
Gary was a member of Salina Bible Church.
He was a true competitor and played basketball, baseball, golf and cards.
Gary was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.
He enjoyed biking on nature trails in the Dillstown, Saltsburg and Indiana areas.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in the Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 701 Salt St., Saltsburg. Additional visitation will take place Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, from 10 until the 11 a.m. hour of service at Salina Bible Church, 4132 Pennsylvania Route 819 in Salina, with the Rev. Paul Reiner officiating. Interment will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Saltsburg.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Gary's name to the American Heart Association, 4 Gateway Center, and 444 Liberty Ave., Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
To send an online condolence to the family, please visit www.curranfuneralhome.com.