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Darwin Hays Poole

May 7, 1942 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 76)

Darwin Hays Poole, 76, of Latrobe, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Select Specialty Hospital, Latrobe.  He was born in Greensburg on May 7, 1942, a son of the late Earl Marion Poole and Ethel Mary Hays Poole.  Prior to retirement, he was vice president of data processing for S&T Bank.  He was a veteran and served in the Air Force.  He was a member of Greensburg VFW, Post 33 and Lloydsville Sportsmen Association.  He also was a member of Fox Hill Athletic Association, where he taught junior rifle classes. He was an avid gardener and was very proud of his garden.  He loved hunting and was a lifetime member of Camp Liberty Bell.  He also enjoyed listening to bluegrass music.  Darwin always had a positive attitude and liked to tell jokes.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 2 brothers, Duane and Dennis Poole.  He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Perri E. Pedicone Poole; brothers, Dale Poole (Wendy) and David Poole (Cathy); sister in law, Bettyann Poole; also, many nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 3-7 pm at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg.  Darwin’s funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 10 am with his brother, Dale Poole officiating.  Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park with military honors accorded by Greensburg VFW, Post 33.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, River Walk Corporate Centre, 333 East Carson Street, Suite 441E, Pittsburgh, PA 15239 or to the National Kidney Foundation, 2403 Sidney Street, Suite 230, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.  For online condolences, please visit,


Donations may be made to:

National Kidney Foundation
2403 Sidney Street, Suite 230, Pittsburgh PA 15203

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
River Walk Corportate Centre 333 E. Carson St. Suite 441E, Pittsburgh PA 15239

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