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Joseph Stuart Nixon

May 6, 1934 ~ September 19, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

Joseph Stuart Nixon, 88, of Lower Burrell died peacefully on Monday, September 19, 2022.  He was born in New Kensington on May 6, 1934, to the late Louis and Maud (Wright) Nixon.

Joe was a graduate of Plum High School, Class of 1952.  Following high school, he went on to work for Consolidated Coal from age 18 until he was 52, where he was a vital member of their company serving as the Assistant Superintendent.  Joe retired from Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal in Indiana, PA. A man of great dedication to his family and community, he was an EMT for Kinloch Firehall where he was a lifetime member, The Slovene National Benefit Society, and a member of United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington.  

His daily presence will be deeply missed by his wife of 67 years, Marian “Mamie” L. (Potochnik) Nixon; three children, Sheree L. (Fran) Haus of Wexford, Joseph M. (Alexis) Nixon, and Terri Lynn (Dean) Pollino both of Lower Burrell; four grandchildren, Joshua (Amber) Pollino, Fran Haus IV, Jena (Jason) Kuruc, and Mitchell Pollino; four great-grandchildren, Brylee, Kolton, Lexie, and Ariana; and his brother, Kenneth Nixon.

In addition to his parents, he joins his brother, Charles Nixon in heaven. 

Please join us to honor and celebrate Joe’s life with a viewing from 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD. 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on. Friday, Sept. 23. Burial will be at Plum Creek Cemetery. Please visit www.rossgwalker.com to leave a tribute or share a memory of Joe.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 22, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ross G. Walker Funeral Home Ltd.
217 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Visitation
Thursday
September 22, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ross G. Walker Funeral Home Ltd.
217 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Funeral Service
Friday
September 23, 2022

10:00 AM
Ross G. Walker Funeral Home Ltd.
217 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

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