David F. Kassab, 86, Midlothian, Va., formerly of Houtzdale, died Saturday.
He was born in Houtzdale, son of George and Julia (Abod) Kassab. Surviving are four siblings: Betty Chew. Gabriel, Raymond and George. He was preceded in death by six siblings: Jacob, Hazel, Ceil Remesilnick, Kay Hocking, Minnie Grove and Theresa Brennan. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., Houtzdale. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale.