Edward William Cousins III

January 10, 1944 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 75)


Edward William Cousins, III, 75, of Bulger, passed away Wednesday morning, March 6, 2019, in St. Clair Hospital, Mt. Lebanon.

He was born January 10, 1944, in Washington, D.C., a son of the late Edward William Cousins Jr. and Helen Finger Cousins.

A 1962 graduate of Fort Cherry High School, he served his country in the United States Army, being honorably discharged a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Driver Badge, Expert and Sharpshooter Badges.

He worked for McGraw Edison in Canonsburg and most recently for Home Depot in Robinson.

Mr. Cousins enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling with his family and watching old TV Shows.

His wife, Nancy Jo Jeannette Cousins, whom he married September 12, 1964, survives.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sons, Edward William Cousins, IV and wife Kelly of Bulger, David W. Cousins and wife Courtney of McDonald and Michael Henry Cousins and wife Amy of New Castle; five grandchildren Jordan and wife Angela, Jensen, David, Paige and Madison Cousins; brother Thomas Cousins and wife Donna of McKees Rocks; three sisters, Sandra Placzek, wife of the late Joe, of McKees Rocks, Helen "Sissy" Dimun and husband Terry of McDonald and Kathleen Vignone and husband Mark of McKees Rocks; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday in Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 East Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12. Interment with full Military Honors accorded by the United States Army will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville.

Due to Edward's proud and faithful service in the Army, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project , PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 .

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March 11, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Funeral Service
March 12, 2019

10:00 AM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057


Wounded Warrior Project
301 Grant Street, Suite 900 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219,
Tel: 412.471.0935

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