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Christian E. Saracco

May 15, 1952 — August 4, 2021

Christian Elmer Saracco, age 69, of Brackenridge, PA, went to be with his Lord and Savior
surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 4 th 2021; joining his eldest daughter Kelly and
his youngest son Colin. Chris fought a long battle with diabetes, congestive heart failure, and
liver and kidney failure.
Chris was born to Elmer and Dorothy (Bournique) Saracco on May 15, 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA.
He graduated from Highlands High School in 1970 and John Carroll University in 1974. He
retired in 2018 as a Senior Purchasing Agent at Elliott Company in Jeannette, PA. In his younger
years he was a Little League Coach and Head Umpire. He also served as a Board Member and
Treasurer at Evangel Heights Assembly of God. He was a Civil War buff. He enjoyed Civil War
reenacting, trips to Gettysburg, and playing lead roles in his church plays. He loved spending
time with his children and grandchildren. He spent his final years travelling to hockey rinks and
baseball fields throughout PA, WV, and OH to watch #85 (Lincoln).
Chris is survived by his wife of nearly 47 years, Marilyn (Huston), his children Shane (Nikki)
Saracco, Neil (Katelyn) Saracco, Ian (Danielle) Saracco, and Maggie (Sam) Kvocak; his
grandchildren Lily and Parker Anderson; Lincoln Saracco; Mary, Laura, and John Saracco; and
Bryce Saracco; and his brother Tracy Saracco and sister Dorothy (John) Shane. Chris is preceded
in death by his children, Kelly Saracco Anderson and Colin Saracco, as well as his parents Elmer
“Bud” Saracco and Dorothy “T-Ann” Saracco.
There will be a memorial service held at Evangel Heights Assembly of God Church on Saturday
August 7 th 2021 at 11:00 AM, with a luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of
Chris may be made to The Kelly Saracco Foundation, 1050 Pacific Avenue, Brackenridge, Pa. 15014.
Arrangements are under the care of the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688.
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Saturday, August 7, 2021

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