Albert R. “Ab” Beatty, 79, of Brave, Pa., and formerly of Dilliner, Pa., passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, at his home. Born June 26, 1940, in Waynesburg, Pa., he was a son of the late Dorothy (Beatty) Byrne Hainzer.
He was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God Church in Mount Morris. Ab was a coal miner, having worked first at the Robena Mine, and retiring from Consol after more than 20 years. He always had a smile on his face, and enjoyed joking around with people.
Surviving is his loving wife of 61 years, Ollie Faye (Cole) Beatty; his son, Steven Beatty and wife Amy, of Brave, Pa.; two grandsons, Timothy Stefanizzi and wife Jordan, of Waynesburg, Pa., and Matthew Stefanizzi, of Brave, Pa.; a granddaughter, Raelynn Ringer and husband Adam, of Waynesburg, Pa.; three great-granddaughters, Reagan and Laykyn Stefanizzi and Adalynn Ringer; three brothers and their wives, Bill and Mary Byrne, of Dilliner, Pa., Ronnie and Sandy Byrne, of Greensboro, Pa., and Danny and Sharon Byrne, of Galax, Va.; a sister, Sandy Grover and husband Toby, of Greensboro, Pa.; and a number of nieces and nephews and their families.
Also deceased is one brother, Randy Byrne.
Private visitation will be held in the Richard R. Herod Funeral Home, Point Marion, Pa. from 5–8 p.m. on Wednesday. Friends and family are invited to attend graveside services in the Wolf’s Cemetery, Dilliner, Pa. at 11 a.m. on Thursday with Pastor Bruce Craig officiating. Due to the current health crisis, CDC guidelines will be observed.